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Exercise Like Your Brain Depends on It

There’s a new reason we should all be working out regularly. A recent study found that physical fitness also helps us problem-solve and make smarter decisions.

Stories That Inspire Us

Jodi EdwardsJodi's Story

Living With Multiple Sclerosis

"I am without a doubt healthier, stronger—both mentally and physically—and probably a better person since I was diagnosed with MS."

Ben TiberioBen's Story

Playing His Way Through Psoriasis

"I feel that the psoriasis gives me a story to tell, you know, in the form of expressing myself through my instrument."

Linzy RossLinzy's Story

Opening the (Bathroom) Door on Crohn's Disease

"I realized that I had a platform where I could actually share the positive side of Crohn's."

New and Noteworthy

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Complications

Debunking 9 Psoriatic Arthritis Myths

Is there a cure for psoriatic arthritis, does it always include psoriasis, and do biologic medications give you cancer? Let's finally debunk these PsA myths.

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Staying Active

Stand Up For Your Health

Still need a good reason to unglue yourself from your work seat? Try this: A new study found that we burn more calories standing than sitting. Read on to learn why.

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Doctor & Patient

Meet the Members of Your PsA Treatment Team

Psoriatic arthritis can affect your feet, eyes, joints, and more over your lifetime. Get to know the many specialists who can help you manage your condition.

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Treatment

10 Top Questions About UC and Biologics

Starting a biologic for ulcerative colitis is a big decision, but it’s one that could bring lasting relief. Here’s what you need to know.

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Treatment

Thinking About a Biologic for Psoriasis?

These advanced meds could be your key to clearer skin. Here's what to know before you start.

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Doctor & Patient

Psoriasis Confidential: What Derms Love to Hear

The good, the bad, the not-so-sure-abouts...your dermatologist wants all the details on how you're feeling inside and out.

Featured Health Advocates

Lene Andersen, MSW
Patient Expert

Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer. She lives with rheumatoid arthritis.

Mike Veny
Patient Expert

Mike Veny is one of world’s leading mental health speakers and a high-energy corporate drumming event facilitator.

Mary Shomon
Patient Expert

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.

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Learn How to Adapt and Even Thrive With UC

It's a tough diagnosis to be sure. But you're not alone: multitudes of people living with UC go on to navigate work, travel, sports, and college. Consider us your tipsheet.

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Demystifying Heart Failure

Despite its scary-sounding name, this diagnosis does not mean life as you know it is over. Instead, heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping as well as it should be—and for many people, the symptoms can be well-managed. Keep reading for an honest break down on what this very common condition means for your life—and what you can do, as others have, to stay strong and live long.

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Taking Charge with Metastatic Breast Cancer

What should your next steps be now that your cancer has spread? Learn how to get your needs met by your family, friends, and community; how to communicate with your care team; and what the future holds.