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Another autoimmune and counting….

Written by on February 13, 2016

Scared, overwhelmed and optimistic. Beginning the journey: my husband’s Ankylosing Spondylitis

Stop Using #StoptheStigma!

Written by on February 11, 2016

Recently, some people have been using the tag #StoptheStigma on social media outlets to raise awareness of the stigmatization of chronic pain patients.

It really bothers me. And here’s why:

Another specialist……

Written by on February 8, 2016

So, on top of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis caused in the first seven months after diagnosis because my disease went unchecked, I also have fibromyalgia. Yes, I have that body-draining, pain-inducing, wrenching disease that sucks more of what little reserve that I have left over from my RA. My fibro is considered a secondary disease because I developed it after I developed my RA.

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Keep Facebook free for Non-Profits

Facebook recently changed its algorithm, which severely limits what people see in their newsfeed from pages they “like” – to as few as 1 percent of that page’s followers. This hurts non-profits that provide information, support and inspiration to people who want and need it.

Click here to sign the Petition

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Text Messaging Can Improve Adherence in Chronic Disease Patients

By on February 3, 2016

Is text messaging a solution for medication adherence? See what a new study found.

Early Remission is Crucial in RA

By on February 3, 2016

A Dutch study found that remission-directed treatment allowed many patients to achieve early clinical remission.

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