Psoriatic Arthritis Doesn’t Stop Her

Melanie Lech was a senior in college when she attended a belly dancing class that left her significantly more sore than usual. It was the beginning of a painful journey through the medical maze known as psoriatic arthritis. She was only 21 years old. The Huntersville, North Carolina, native [...]

By | 2018-08-17T19:57:43+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Psoriatic Arthritis Doesn’t Stop Her

America’s Health Care Heroes: Celebrate National Health Center Week

By Dorian Wanzer, Manager of Grassroots Advocacy, Outreach & Communications, National Association of Community Health Centers Founded in 1971, the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) is the national health care advocacy organization for America’s medically underserved and uninsured, as well as the community health centers that [...]

By | 2018-08-17T18:58:42+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Comments Off on America’s Health Care Heroes: Celebrate National Health Center Week

A Game Plan for Traumatic Brain Injury

Kelli Pokrifka is part of what she calls a “really cool community” of people living with traumatic brain injury (TBI). After fainting and hitting her head in 2013, Kelli experienced debilitating nausea and fatigue, sleeping up to 20 hours a day. She was mostly incoherent during her waking [...]

By | 2018-08-09T16:16:53+00:00 August 9th, 2018|Comments Off on A Game Plan for Traumatic Brain Injury