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Can Psoriasis Lead to Arthritis? 4 Must-Know Facts

Psoriasis is a common skin condition that affects 7.5 million Americans. It occurs when a person’s immune system goes on the fritz and sends signals that tell skin cells to grow too fast. The new cells form in days instead of weeks. This causes them to pile up and creates patches of psoriasis. View Full Post


Even Skinny People Are at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

With November being National Diabetes Month, there’s more than the usual focus on the epidemic in this country: 25.8 million children and adults in the United States -- 8.3% of the population -- have diabetes, with 7 million of them undiagnosed, according to the American Diabetes Association. View Full Post


Are You Worried Sick? 4 Questions to Curb Worry

Are you a worrywart? These tips from Julie Hanks, LCSW, can help you reduce stress, worry less and enjoy life more. View Full Post


Prostate Cancer Awareness: Get the Facts on Screenings & Diet News

Given that it’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, now is a good time to cut through the confusion on two fronts: First, recent reports suggesting that certain healthy foods can increase your risk for prostate cancer and second, the ongoing debate about when men need to be screened. View Full Post


It’s Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: 7 Things You Must Know

We’ve heard a fair amount about ovarian cancer in the past few months -- from the death of Pierce Brosnan’s daughter to Angelina Jolie’s consideration of having her ovaries removed due to her family history. But what is the disease? And how can you protect yourself? View Full Post