• Daniel P. Malito
    Daniel P. Malito

Summer, and those who hate it

Dan Malito on the passing of his least favorite season

Old school fundraising—and a walk no one cares about

Dan Malito on what the Arthritis Foundation can learn from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

The Consumer Reports cover story: “America’s Scary Pain Pill Habit”

Dan Malito on why the CR pain pill article is sensational reporting and narcotic McCarthyism that can hurt chronic pain patients

Fire burn & cauldron bubble: Emotions erupt & surface

When Dan tears up over a TV character dying on a show he rarely watches, he wonders if his recent emoting is from the mental strain of living with chronic illness

Dan leaves his one-ton security blanket on wheels at home

Driving himself everywhere since the day he got his license, Dan gives in to his fiancée’s request to take the train—and lives to tell about it

World Cup fever like living with RA?

For Dan, watching the World Cup becomes an emotional rollercoaster eerily reminiscent of living with rheumatoid arthritis

The mental pain of chronic illness

Dan battles the lack of desire to anything

What? Gluten sensitivity may not even exist?

Dan on a health fad that may be grounded in bad science

Hello? Is Anybody Listening?

Dan's journey to educate others about RA hits a pothole

And now a message from our sponsor…

Dan on the shocking lack of TV ads and public services announcements for arthritis
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