1-800-Toll Free Numbers for Health Information

1-800-Toll Free Numbers for Health Information

The list below are toll free phone numbers for health information (US, unless stated otherwise). This alphabetical list might help you in your quest for more disease specific medical information. 1-800-Toll Free Numbers for Health Information Al-Anon/Alateen World Service Office Headquarters,

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Helpful Medical Abbreviations

Helpful Medical Abbreviations

Helpful Medical Abbreviations  On the message boards, our Facebook Fan Page, reading our main site/ online magazine, or in day to day conversations, you may find that people use many abbreviations when talking about a diagnosis, a medication or other phrases. This alphabetical list might help yo

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Lupus Terms

May is Lupus Awareness Month! How Will You Spread Awareness? I used to get more confused and upset by the words surrounding this disease then Lupus itself. Hopefully the following list of terms will help you. These terms that are generally associated with the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of l

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Awareness Ribbon and Bracelet Colors and Meanings

Awareness Ribbon and Bracelet Colors and Meanings

I always see people wearing ribbons or bracelets to support different organizations/ disease awareness, and I wonder what color is for what? It can be confusing. Some colors and awareness ribbons have multiple meanings. We did the best we could to compile a list of colors and meanings from multiple

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“What is Lupus” Makes Google Top 10 List for 2008

I have lived with lupus for the last 16 years. I am now 31. For most of my life I have had people ask me “what lupus was?” I tried to explain as many of the readers of this site know with “The Spoon Theory”. But that just explains life, not necessarily lupus. I always figured people only ask

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National Heath Awareness Months List

Every month usually has an "awareness" campaign associated with it. A time of year, when during that month or week that organization combines their efforts to get information out to the public. For example October is Lupus Awareness Month and also Breast Cancer Awareness. You might notice more publi

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Lupus Resources and Links

Listed below are links to several recommended Lupus Resources. How to Prepare for a Doctor's Visit - Written by Christine Miserandino Lupus Alliance of Long Island/ Queens - My Local Chapter of Lupus Alliance. Lupus Foundation of America Lupus Alliance of America KidsHealth.org - kid friend

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