November 2010

  • Illustration of an older woman, grasping her wrist after raking leaves.

    Feeling Out of Joint

    The Aches of Arthritis

    Arthritis is one of the most common diseases nationwide. Scientists have made rapid progress in understanding and developing effective new treatments for many forms of the disease.

  • Illustration of a young man and woman holding hands and talking.

    Herpes in Hiding

    Genital Herpes Often Unrecognized

    It’s an uncomfortable topic, but it’s a health issue you should know about. Nationwide, about 1 out of 6 people between ages 14 and 49 is infected with the main virus that causes genital herpes.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Bryan Ewsichek (design)
  • Harrison Wein