Rheum Disease in the Media Archives | Rheumatoid Arthritis Warrior

5 Rheumatoid Arthritis – RA Flare Facts

RA Flare – fact or fiction? If you want to laugh out loud, just Google RA Flare. No, not right now. Finish this first. Anyway, the topic of RA flare produces some very silly and contradictory discussions. For example Web MD offers How to Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis Flares. If only. So today we approach one of the most...Continue reading      88 Comments » Read more

Facts and Information about Rheumatoid Arthritis

<<Back to main media page. Reliable facts and information on Rheumatoid Arthritis are seldom presented in the media. Common myths are perpetuated, often as a result of hasty reporting or unreliable sources. It takes time to dig into high quality sources to find accurate information on Rheumatoid Disease; this section is intended to assist that process. Please...Continue reading      1 Comment » Read more

7 Mistakes the Media Makes with Rheumatoid Arthritis

<< Go to more FACTS and INFO on Rheumatoid Arthritis Click here to print or save 7 Mistakes the Media Makes with RA.       1.  Not considering Rheumatoid Disease as a serious illness, viewing it as a type of arthritis. Rheumatoid Disease is a serious systemic immune disease that is similar to Type 1 diabetes in that...Continue reading      Comments Off on 7 Mistakes the Media Makes with Rheumatoid Arthritis Read more

Hall of Shame: Awful Articles on Rheumatoid Disease

<< Go to more FACTS and INFO on Rheumatoid Arthritis Some of the worst articles on Rheumatoid Disease “RA back then was a terrible disease…”1 ◊  Consumer Reports’ absurd report on biologics.2,3 Read more. ◊  Infamous Woman’s Day Rheumatoid Arthritis article makes RA sound not quite as bad as the flu4 (with dozens of patient responses, now deleted). Read more. ◊  CBS...Continue reading      Comments Off on Hall of Shame: Awful Articles on Rheumatoid Disease Read more

The Best Rheumatoid Arthritis News Story I’ve Ever Seen

Click now to hear the news story as it aired February 4, 2013 on KPCC, the local NPR affiliate in South Central Los Angeles. Honest rheumatoid arthritis news story on NPR station Jose Martinez KPCC interview Jose Martinez, writer for OnCentral: Reporting on health and quality of life in South LA, first contacted me a couple of...Continue reading      30 Comments » Read more

Patients Confront USA Today: More Media Mess on Rheumatoid Disease

We fight the battle against Rheumatoid disease on several fronts including scientific research, improving clinical care, supporting patients and caregivers in their search for information and support, and creating general public awareness that will contribute to all of the above. Our main weapon has always been the truth. The logo is a spear – made...Continue reading      10 Comments » Read more

When Eventually Is Now: the Rheumatoid Time Warp

Eventually. Eventually, this could cause trouble. Did you read many articles when you first started learning about Rheumatoid disease? I remember how it started to bug me that things the disease did suddenly were all supposed to not happen until “eventually.” It must be to be one of those favored misconceptions that the medical media won’t...Continue reading      42 Comments » Read more
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