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House Paints Are Making Your Family Sick

House Paints Are Making Your Family Sick

by Jennifer Margulis, Ph.D. A week before Halloween Angel Oakley’s husband brought black and red spray paint home from the hardware store for their six-year-old’s Minecraft costume. Even though her husband sprayed the costume on the deck, the fumes made Oakley sick. “I got dizzy, lightheaded, and nauseous,” Oakley, a mother of three who lives … Continue reading House Paints Are Making Your Family Sick

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7 Things You Don’t Know About Arthritis

7 Things You Don’t Know About Arthritis

By Stacey Colino More than 50 million adults in the US are living with arthritis, which amounts to about one in five people who are old enough to vote. Despite its prevalence, misconceptions and myths about the condition are rampant. The trouble is, what you don't know can (literally) hurt you, especially if you delay … Continue reading 7 Things You Don’t Know About Arthritis

7 Surprising Arthritis Symptoms Every Woman Needs To Know

7 Surprising Arthritis Symptoms Every Woman Needs To Know

By Markham Heid You know sore, achy joints are arthritis's hallmark. But pain isn't the only symptom an arthritis sufferer may have to contend with. "In a lot of cases, people notice other things showing up before they ever have pain," says Kevin Shea, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at St. Luke's Health System in Boise. … Continue reading 7 Surprising Arthritis Symptoms Every Woman Needs To Know

6 Common Signs Of Chronic Fatigue You Should Know

6 Common Signs Of Chronic Fatigue You Should Know

By HALLIE LEVINE More than 1 million Americans suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition characterized by overwhelming, debilitating fatigue. Although CFS affects more people in this country than multiple sclerosis, lupus, and many forms of cancer, experts still don't fully understand what causes it, and it often goes undiagnosed, says Jennifer Caudle, DO, a Philadelphia … Continue reading 6 Common Signs Of Chronic Fatigue You Should Know