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Celeste Cooper

Celeste Cooper, Health Pro

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Chronic pain patient, educator,and advocate

What’s Causing My Feet to Hurt?

Our feet are very important parts of our body. They provide a platform so we can move around, and they provide our body with the balance we need to perform many tasks. We take them for granted and don’t pay much attention unless our feet are out of sorts. They... Read moreChevron

posted 03/20/2015, comments (0)|
Leslie Rott

Leslie Rott, Health Guide

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Sociology graduate student living with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis

A Good Doctor Is Hard To Find

Finding a doctor, let alone finding the right doctor, can be challenging.

 

It’s almost like dating. Sometimes you have to try out several doctors before you find “the one”.

 

It’s incredibly important that whoever this person is, they take your concerns seriously, and they both... Read moreChevron

posted 03/20/2015, comments (0)|
Britt J Johnson

Britt J Johnson, Health Guide

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A 29 year old chronicling the absurdity of living with arthritis!

Caregiving with RA: This Is What We Do Now

Photo by Britt Johnson: Caregiving in the ER

As I balanced myself like a monkey atop my kitchen countertops to reach the top shelf and wipe it free of potential gluten contaminants, I understood love on a new level. ... Read moreChevron

posted 03/19/2015, comments (0)|
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Random Acts Of Kindness: Bringing Hope To Others

Did you know that there is a Random Act Of Kindness website?   The site I found lists different types of ways to brighten the day of others, whether they be friends or strangers.

 

One of the suggestions is to say something nice to... Read moreChevron

posted 02/24/2015, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Folic Acid Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis

In the world of rheumatoid arthritis, the subject of folic acid is forever tied to methotrexate. A discussion of one is incomplete without the other. In searching the medical literature for articles related to ‘rheumatoid arthritis and folate (folic acid)’, I discovered that most of the titles of the articles include mention of... Read moreChevron

posted 01/28/2015, comments (0)|

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