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Fibromyalgia patients often turn to supplements and herbs to help them fight the chronic pain and fatigue associated with the disease. 5-Hydroxytryptophan or 5-HTP remains a controversial treatment option, but some patients claim it has helped them. The supplement continues to be studied and debated among researchers.

Thursday, 2014, November 20 - 6:30pm

The gluten-free diet is the only treatment option approved by the Mayo Clinic for people with celiac disease. However, researchers are working on new medications that may change this. A group of scientists from Denmark and Norway has released a new study that focuses on the details of the body’s immune response to gluten, and they believe they are getting closer to developing a new drug.

Thursday, 2014, November 20 - 5:40pm
Graco Stroller Recall

Here are the pictures of all eleven types of strollers that are recalled today on November 20th of 2014 by Graco. Check to see if your stroller is affected or included in this recall.

Thursday, 2014, November 20 - 2:42pm
Obesity ranked at major public health threat along with war and terrorism

A new report highlights the global impact of obesity that has also become a hot topic of debate. Personal attacks on individuals that are overweight or obese do nothing to solve the problem of escalating health care costs related to being overweight or obese from the increased burden of diseases that follow. The report highlights how little portion control will do to fight obesity, given the myriad of contributors and unknowns that have lead to expanding waistlines. Obesity ranks number three on the list of preventable threats to our global economy, preceded by smoking and war and terrorism.

Thursday, 2014, November 20 - 11:50am
Signing up for insurance under the Affordable Health Care Act is easier than you might think

Enrolling in health care really is simple. You can go to your insurance agent, insurance company or to the healthcare.gov website. There are some things you should know before you enroll. You also should consider why it's important to have health insurance.

Thursday, 2014, November 20 - 9:38am
Weight loss and Gravy Calories

Sounds like the old trick question about which weighs more, 10 pounds of rocks or 10 pounds of feathers—I mean after all, if a pound is a pound, shouldn’t a calorie be a calorie? Not quite says a Prevention magazine article that points out that cutting back on a meal to save more calories for dessert just doesn’t add up the way you would like it to.

Thursday, 2014, November 20 - 7:38am

It is often difficult for people with fibromyalgia to find a doctor who is willing to listen to their problems and treat the condition, so it is not surprising that Victoria Oliver made Dr. Allen Metzger her primary care physician after her diagnosis. She thought she had found a medical professional who would help her overcome her pain. Instead, Victoria Oliver claims Dr. Metzger sexually harassed her and acted inappropriately during her appointments.

Wednesday, 2014, November 19 - 9:28pm

Jennifer Esposito has finally married Louis Dowler, and their wedding featured gluten-free food from the couple’s own bakery. Esposito owns Jennifer’s Way, a bakery that exclusively provides gluten-free items, and focuses on organic ingredients. According to guests at the reception, their wedding cake was incredible.

Wednesday, 2014, November 19 - 8:43pm
Health insurance open enrollment

The 2015 Open Enrollment period runs from November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015. This time frame is your opportunity to get coverage without being charged more for a pre-existing condition, apply for tax subsidies that lower the cost of health insurance, and get guaranteed benefits like prescription drug coverage, preventive services, and emergency care. It’s the time to make sure you and your loved ones have coverage to keep you safe and healthy. Here are the steps you should take to ensure you’re prepared to get the coverage you need.

Wednesday, 2014, November 19 - 4:20pm
Bridges for runners

Challenging and scenic, bridge runs offer more than one way to take your breath away. Shake up your running routine with this list of USA’s ten “must-run” bridges!

Wednesday, 2014, November 19 - 2:27pm
Myelin and multiple sclerosis

Researchers have made a new discovery about myelin that could have a significant impact on how multiple sclerosis is viewed and treated. The finding concerns cells called oligodendrocytes, which have a crucial role in nervous system functioning.

Wednesday, 2014, November 19 - 7:50am

A new fibromyalgia medication is giving patients hope in clinical trials. Researchers provided an update on the study at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting and revealed that their investigation is not over, but the IMC-1 drug is already showing promise. This oral medication is being examined in a randomized, double-blind study that hopes to uncover a link between fibromyalgia and tissue-resident herpes virus.

Tuesday, 2014, November 18 - 6:55pm