November 2011

  • Illustration of a worried man looking out of a window.

    Worried Sick

    Living with Anxiety Disorders

    If you’re starting a new job or taking a test, a little anxiety might make you more alert and ready for action. But sometimes anxiety can linger or become overwhelming. When it gets in the way of good health and peace of mind, it’s called an anxiety disorder.

  • Illustration of a woman rubbing her own shoulder.

    Looking at Lupus

    An Attack from Within

    Lupus arises when the cells that are supposed to protect your body from disease mistakenly assault your own healthy cells and tissues. This attack from within can damage your joints, skin and most other parts of your body.

Contributors to this issue: 

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