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  • Fibromyalgia: A Chronic Pain Illness

    For months, 32-year-old Joan Brett (not her real name) had felt extremely tired day after day. At first, this mother of two toddlers attributed her severe fatigue and lack of energy to overwork and restlessness throughout the night, or possibly to... read more...
  • Insulin Resistance: How You Can Fight It!

    Eating foods high in carbohydrates, such as pasta, French fries or even an apple, can potentially cause a great deal of harm to your body, as a result of a condition called Insulin Resistance (IR). People with Type 2 diabetes have a 90 percent... read more...
  • New Hope for a Cure

    The uncertainty of the cause or causes of Parkinson’s Disease is profoundly disappointing to anyone affected by the disease, either as a patient, a caregiver or family member. However, the good news is that progress is being made. There are two... read more...
  • Contributors Sep - Oct 2004

    Roxanne Jones is a Palm Desert-based freelance writer with extensive experience writing about medical and health-related topics. She began her medical writing career as director of communications for the Massachusetts Medical Society. Today she... read more...
  • The New Informed Patient Teaming with the Physician

    There was a time, not that long ago, when a diagnosis and treatment plan given by the doctor was the final say in a patient’s awareness of their disease. No matter how knowledgeable or specialized the doctor, there was no other place to go — other... read more...
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