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Invisible Illness and the Public: She Hit Me with Her Cane

Tomorrow I’m traveling to San Diego for the ACR annual meeting. I’ll be taking a proverbial chill pill (and some real meds) and hoping all goes smoothly. For weeks we’ve done all we can to be ready! This story occurred a couple of months ago... Did anyone ever give you a dirty look for using handicapped...Continue reading      46 Comments » Read more

An Absolutely Vile Disease, the “a” Word, & New RA Animated Video

RA Veterans animated video Last year, I got a call from a woman named Courtney floating a trial balloon on creating an animated video for RA patients. After some discussion, I agreed it could be interesting, but with a few “ifs” like if it’s positive, honest and realistic, and if its not insulting to patients. Courtney’s...Continue reading      17 Comments » Read more

10 Common Rheumatoid Arthritis Myths

<< Go to more FACTS and INFO on Rheumatoid Arthritis Click here to print or save 10 Common RA Myths. The following Rheumatoid Arthritis myths are commonly repeated as facts. Repeating such myths has unfortunate consequences for people living with Rheumatoid Disease and contributes to inadequate medical care, scanty disease research, and insufficient vocational accommodations. While some...Continue reading      Comments Off on 10 Common Rheumatoid Arthritis Myths 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

$10,000 Matching Opportunity for Rheumatoid Awareness Day

Another patient's story about what Rheumatoid disease is really like Last month, I shared what it’s like to live with full-blown Rheumatoid disease, taking the gloves off. To provide a glimpse into a world that most will never experience, I described a few hours of trying to move and manage with people who don’t understand what the...Continue reading      4 Comments » Read more

Awareness Ribbon for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Finally

The unique awareness ribbon for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients distinguish themselves from arthritis or other diseases with an awareness ribbon for Rheumatoid Arthritis / Rheumatoid Disease Does color really matter? Think about the Yellow Brick Road. Would it be the same if it were the black brick road? Or the blue brick road? Of course not. But, we know...Continue reading      31 Comments » Read more

FIRST AWARENESS DAY FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS ESTABLISHED BY RHEUMATOID PATIENT FOUNDATION

Here's a copy of the press release that went out over the wires yesterday. We're being contacted from media across the country. Please feel free to forward it to any journalists you have contact with. Patients Increase Public Awareness of Underestimated Disease January 22, 2013 – Rheumatoid Patient Foundation (RPF) announces the establishment of Rheumatoid Awareness Day...Continue reading      14 Comments » Read more
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