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Why does the medical world talk about DISCOMFORT when what you’re really feeling is PAIN?

Written by on July 6, 2015

CreakyJoints Blogger Lene Andersen, who lives with RA and fibromyalgia, on the use of the word ‘discomfort’ in the medical world when they are really talking about is ‘pain’ —and why this really bugs her

To the medical assistant whose misinformed comment shattered one man’s ego: Real men get osteoporosis

Written by on July 3, 2015

CJ Blogger Rick Phillips, who battles RA, a disease that mostly strikes females, had his male ego further bruised when a medical assistant questioned why the doctor ordered a test saying, “Men don’t get osteoporosis”

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!

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