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Job hunting for the chronically ill is soul sucking—let’s help a young woman with RA & lupus find work!

Written by on July 2, 2015

When CJ Blogger Leslie Rott submitted a job hunt post, we asked her to include a resume so our community could help get this health advocate hired. It is harder for those with chronic illness to find work. Together, we can network!

After a procedure to relieve her pain makes it worse, Arthritic Chick is fobbed off & ignored by medical staff

Written by on July 1, 2015

Trying to explain that she is in much worse pain —in fact, crippling pain—after a procedure that was supposed to ease her pain, Arthritic Chick is stunned by the lack of care and interest from her doctor’s practice

For those living with chronic illness there’s no simple answer to “How are you?”

Written by on June 30, 2015

CreakyJoints Blogger Sandi Davis, who lives with RA, chronic fatigue, lupus and fibromyalgia, muses about being asked, “How are you?” and what “I am fine,” can really mean when one is chronically ill

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Keep Facebook free for Non-Profits

Facebook recently changed its algorithm, which severely limits what people see in their newsfeed from pages they “like” – to as few as 1 percent of that page’s followers. This hurts non-profits that provide information, support and inspiration to people who want and need it.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee Sets the Record Straight About Opioid-Induced Constipation

By on July 2, 2015

During my time as a world-class Olympic track and field athlete, I competed at the highest possible level over the course of a 20-year period – but a rigorous Olympic career can take a toll on one’s body.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Also Ease Vitiligo

By on June 25, 2015

Case study showed tofacitinib cleared up skin pigmentation loss in woman after just 2 months

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