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MS: A Difficult Disease Made Even More Difficult

For many of us, living with multiple sclerosis is a very personal endeavor.  Even those closest to us may not relate to just how trying some of the simplest daily tasks can be. That is one of the best parts of our Life with MS Blog community: We don’t have to explain. We all get [...]

Barbara Loe Fisher: Blackmail and the Medical Vaccine Exemption

By Anne Dachel While the media is focused on threats and "stalking" from pro-exemption parents, in this Jan 29 video, Barbara Loe Fisher points out what the mainstream media hasn't reported about the measles outbreak and vaccine immunity. Measles in...

Former CDC Head Makes Millions On Merck Stock

Dr. Julie Gerberding, Merck E VP of Global Communications and Strategy, who sat at helm of CDC as the autism epidemic raged on, and who then left CDC to join Merck as President of the Vaccine Division had a damn...

A Comprehensive Knowhow about Lanolin Allergy

The waxy or oily substance that is got from the sheep or other similar furry animals (it keeps the wool waterproof) is lanolin and when people having lanolin allergy comes in contact with wool or other products with lanolin they develop symptoms in the form of itchy skin rash. Lanolin is also found in lotions, […]

Melatonin, Sleep, and Type 2 Diabetes

Why is there such a strong link between poor sleep and Type 2 diabetes? The post Melatonin, Sleep, and Type 2 Diabetes appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Patience and Progress

By Kim Stagliano On Saturday, I was at my Okinawan weapons class when a student, another adult, said to me, "You know what? There is a video channel devoted to complaining about you!" He was shocked. I laughed. He was...

Unzipped: What Scares You About HIV?

From shame and loneliness to insurance woes, this is what gay men are afraid of when it comes to HIV. read more

Don't Just 'Walk it Off': Protections in the Workplace for Employees With HIV

If your employer wants you to suck it up and work without disability accommodations, here's what you need to know. Contributor: Jacob Anderson-... read more

Vaccines: At Some Point You Have to Trust Somebody

Vaccines: At Some Point You Have to Trust Somebody By Cathy Jameson “I’ve worked besides doctors… and there’s nobody I’ve ever worked with who questions themselves as much as doctors do, who question their own conclusions, and question their own...

2015 Diabetes MasterLab

Looking to take your diabetes advocacy to the next level? Then be sure to save the date for the 2015 MasterLab.. The post 2015 Diabetes MasterLab appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

A Grandfather's View of Family, Vaccination and Autism

By Bob Moffitt The following is an account of our personal life experience.. having reached the advanced ages of 75 and 73.. married for fifty years.. the very proud parents of two.. a 49 year old...

Age of Autism Weekly Wrap: George Steps-All-Over-Us, Too!

By Dan Olmsted Close followers of the autism debate know that George Stephanapoulos is regarded by "our side" like Dr. Nancy Snyderman and Anderson Cooper -- especially nasty avatars of the "no vaccine link" school. So it's hard not to...

Understanding the Information Needs of Cancer Survivors

Obtaining a clear bill of health after chemo doesn’t mean a cancer patient is out of the woods. Survivors have special needs that must be addressed as part of a long term care plan. Judging by the nature and topics of their information seeking, cancer patients’ information needs appear to differ depending on the type […]

Fish Oil Shows Promise for Diabetic Neuropathy in Mouse Study

According to a new mouse study, the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil supplements may be able to reverse some of the nerve damage of the condition... The post Fish Oil Shows Promise for Diabetic Neuropathy in Mouse Study appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

National Hepatitis Testing Day: Ask the Expert, Corinna Dan

National Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States is part of an educational initiative of CDC’s Division of  Viral Hepatitis and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Combating the Silent Epidemic of Viral Hepatitis: Action Plan for the Prevention, Care & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis, Updated 2014-2016. Corinna Dan, R.N., M.P.H., is...

The Message From Scotland: Autism Up In Schools 13.6 Times In 16 Years And Accelerating

Nicola Sturgeon By John Stone Autism in Scottish schools rose from 820 cases in 1998 to 9,946 in 2013. We have to consider what it means in a civilised nation when you have to look after an autism rate of...

New York Governor Announces PrEP Assistance Program

The country's first-of-it's-kind program will help at-risk groups, including gay and bi men and transgender women, obtain testing, medication, and counseling. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

Tight Control Pitfalls

There was one news segment from the Apollo 13 situation that I have always remembered. That segment could have been describing diabetes "tight control..." The post Tight Control Pitfalls appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Dachel Media Update: The Epidemic

By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and OurKidsASD, an online supplement retailer for patients with special needs. 25 to 30 years ago,...

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