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Rheumatoid Arthritis Swelling, Take Two

Rheumatoid Arthritis Swelling (UPDATED 2016) In honor of the blog’s 2nd birthday, let’s consider some issues that have been significant over the last two years. Today we’ll consider Rheumatoid Arthritis swelling. This may be blunt. More like a frying pan than a sword. Talking turkey on Rheumatoid Arthritis swelling A couple of years ago my kind-but-clueless-what-to-do-next (her word)...Continue reading      152 Comments » Read more

Reliable Sources: Orencia Cough Side Effect & Notions of e-Patients

If I cited a percentage of patients who get a cough from Orencia, then I’d quote a source – probably a clinical trial. However, if I merely say, as a patient, that Orencia gave me a cough, then that is a firsthand experience and that’s another type of credible source for other patients. Diabetes blogger Kelly...Continue reading      62 Comments » Read more

Alice Goes to Jacksonville: Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media

What’s the Mayo Clinic Social Media Health Network? I joked a lot about Alice in Wonderland this week as Katie Beth and I traveled to Jacksonville for the first meeting of the Advisory Board for the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media (MCCSM). It was combined with a conference for members of Mayo Clinic’s new Social...Continue reading      11 Comments » Read more

Three Things Not to Say about Plagiarism to a Blogger

1) Oh, that’s just flattery, they like your writing. 2) Well, at least the message is getting out. 3) Don’t say anything because that will make you look bad. All of these have been said to me. And I’m not buying it. Click image to enlarge. My regular followers know that for I’ve been typing away about Rheumatoid Arthritis on...Continue reading      55 Comments » Read more

Patient Stories May Provide Real Help via Social Media

70 Patient stories on RA Warrior Today we add eight new stories to the RA onset story pages! Patients tell their own stories of how their Rheumatoid Arthritis developed and how they found a diagnosis. There are currently 70 Rheumatoid Arthritis patient stories on this site. There are 3 reasons I created these pages: I found other...Continue reading      7 Comments » Read more

Health Blogging: Complications and Blessings

Health blogging as a patient is tough The last month has been hard. Who am I kidding? The last five years have been brutal. The RA is always the same: Just a little worse than yesterday. Like so many of you, I look for ways to make lemonade out of this bitter pain. That’s why I started...Continue reading      37 Comments » Read more
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