Lady Gaga: When Nobody Believes You

Lady Gaga recently found out firsthand that women who report extreme pain and fatigue have historically been branded “hysterical”. Learn about her new fibromyalgia diagnosis and the chronic fatigue syndrome story of a Harvard PhD student and new filmmaker, Jennifer Brea, who said her body had failed on her.

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Senator Ron Johnson Called Me to Discuss Healthcare

My phone rang, flashing a Milwaukee-area number I did not recognize. Google search was just a second too late, and I missed the call. Turns out it was Senator Ron Johnson, the Republican from Wisconsin who represents me. I jumped when the vibration and notification alert chimed in. Did a U.S. Senator just leave me a voicemail message? Was he calling to talk about my open letter?

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7 Beauty Hacks For Red, Puffy Eyes After Crying

Do you know how to use popular drinks and common vegetables to reduce red, puffy eyes–even after you’ve been crying? Can you master that.. personal.. cream in your grandma’s medicine cabinet and the color blue? If so, you can zap under eye bagginess, puffiness, and dark circles in a flash! These and more hacks inside.

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When You Should Expect a New Medicare Card in the Mail

Medicare beneficiaries will soon have their social security numbers removed from their Medicare card. This is happening as a result of a long-awaited 2015 law signed by President Obama, aimed at preventing identity theft among seniors. But when should you expect to see new Medicare cards, and what replaces the SSN?

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Hurricane Irma Complete Safety and Survival Guide

Hurricane Irma is pounding its way through the Atlantic Ocean, charging toward the State of Florida. Its plans for Category 5 or Category 4 landfall is forecasted to bring the most dangerous winds, rain, and storm surge Florida has seen in decades. Yet despite over 6 million mandatory evacuations, some residents are staying. This guide details what to do before, during, and after a hurricane to ensure you stay alive and keep your property intact.

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Toxic Waste and Mold in the Wake of a Hurricane

Hurricanes can bring elusive and dangerous aftereffects like mold and the possible toxic waste in the water supply following Hurricane Harvey. But what should residents returning to their homes do? Learn the minor to major medical problems that could develop unless you follow these removal and safety steps.

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I’m Going to the FDA’s Alopecia Areata Meeting in DC!

This FDA meeting gives us with alopecia areata a chance to tell the people who approve drugs and medical devices that we need more research into treatments for AA. I’ll be flying out to Washington, D.C. in a couple weeks. Have you heard of an FDA PFDD meeting before?

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Hurricane Harvey Complete Safety and Survival Guide

As Hurricane Harvey brews over the Gulf of Mexico, collecting moisture and strength, experts warn those along the Gulf Coast of dangerous winds and more rainfall than has been seen in generations. The Category 3 hurricane behemoth could dump over 30 inches of flooding. Despite evacuation orders, many tough residents are staying put. This is your must-have guide for safely riding out Hurricane Harvey.

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