Maintaining good control over a chronic illness — by eliminating barriers to health care access — could help reduce patients’ need for emergency care that could increase their exposure to COVID-19.
A 'Buy American' executive order may put patient lives at risk. Become a volunteer advocate with the 50-State Network to demand continued access to medications for all Americans.
‘Restricting lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and other rheumatology patients from accessing hydroxychloroquine is wrong.’
Patients around the country are understandably worried about a prescription drug shortage, as more and more people are stocking up on medications they don't need. We must demand that states protect patients' access to their prescription drug.
Can’t work because you are sick with COVID-19 or don’t want to work because you are a high-risk patient and worried about your coronavirus exposure? This information is critical to know.
If you are a patient living with a chronic illness and are having trouble getting access to hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), we want to hear from you.
The Global Healthy Living Foundation has compiled important state-by-state information on COVID-19 as well as trusted resources for national and international coronavirus updates.
Our non-profit organization is urging U.S. senators to vote on this critical Medicare change. Here’s what you need to know.
‘My art is my meditation at this point. It helps me calm down and focus better. It helps to keep my anxiety from spinning out of control and taking over every aspect of my life.’
‘I am immunocomromised and my life counts. #HighRiskCovid19.’
Proceed with caution, and follow these tips, before you donate money or time to a charity.
We have to talk more about how these straw bans are negatively impacting those of us with disabilities — and what we can do to reverse the trend.
A new study demonstrated just how these insurance requirements have a negative impact on patient care.
We applaud legislators in Albany for passing non-medical switching.
“You have to be passionate about helping people with chronic illness, and be willing to reach out to the community to make sure that we all have a better life.”
A recent ‘trend article’ on gout got a lot of things wrong.
These programs offer substantial out-of-pocket savings on expensive drugs, but they’re becoming controversial in certain states. Learn the facts here.
Brenda Kleinsasser was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis before the advent of biologics. Good thing she kept fighting.
Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, Jennifer Walker shares what compelled her to be a patient advocate and a Patient Governor for ArthritisPower.
The recent headlines abound. “Why McConnell’s New Health Care Rule Could Be a Death Sentence,” says Vanity Fair. Vox offered a concrete number. “208,500 additional deaths could occur by 2026 under the Senate health plan,” it states. A Washington Post...
Socialized medicine, a term which appears to be on the rise of late in Google searches, has been garnering headlines. “Whether you blame socialized medicine or soaring secularization, it’s no secret that European medicine and law hold ever-less respect for...
While Michael Morrissey, Ph.D., a health policy expert from Texas A&M University, calls the Senate health bill a “mixed bag,” Dr. Daniel Derksen of the University of Arizona School of Public Health takes a far more negative view. On the...
Advocacy Joe wonders: Is the struggle for equality and justice over?