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About vitalsignspgh

Sandy Burkett is the Creative Engineer, President and Owner of Vital Signs. Vital Signs is a certified Native American/Woman-Owned custom sign and graphics company located in Carnegie, PA.

You’re Getting Sleepy(er)

Another Sjogren’s Treatment? Happy spring Sjoggie-mates. While the seasons change, our poor state of chronic health issues pretty much stay the same (or so it often seems). Just like you, I am always in ‘search for Sjogren’s cure’ mode. And also … Continue reading

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What About The Opiate NON-ABUSERS?

Some Of Us Don’t Abuse Opiates! This is a topic that really bothers me, mainly because I fall into the group of non-abusing opiate users. I recently came across a very well written article by a Pharmacist, Jason Poquette. Jason … Continue reading

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Ask Your Doctor If ____Is Right For You

Ever Heard That Before?   At the end of a long exhausting day, I appreciate the opportunity to sit down and “chill” as my kids say. As empty nesters, my husband & I have fallen into a routine of eating … Continue reading

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The Sjogren’s Journey

Sjogren’s Syndrome is not who I am.. Continue reading

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Time To Vote..

The Co-Morbid Disease of Our Presidential Election Sjogren’s Syndrome and our Presidential Election Season share similar symptoms. Let me start by saying that I hate politics. Has it always been that way? No. There was a time many years ago … Continue reading

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A FREE Prescription For Wellness

Mindfulness Greetings fellow Sjoggie-Mates. Awhile back I wrote a post about: “Are We Our Signature Lines?”  Essentially I questioned whether or not my Sjogren’s/Chronic Illness defines me. I am not quite sure what I decided at that time, but I have been … Continue reading

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