Racism is a Public Health Crisis

Racism’s Threat to Public Health

Our Race to Health columnist, Kenrya Rankin, talks to public health expert Dr. Regina Davis Moss about how racism impacts health.

By Kenrya Rankin

Stories That Inspire Us

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More Than Skin Deep

Diagnosed with psoriasis, these artists, musicians, dancers, and chefs have found beauty in unexpected places.

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This Teenager Is Stronger Than Her Juvenile Arthritis

Instead of holding her back, Mariah Aquino-Truss's juvenile arthritis has only propelled her forward.

Kristen Weiss SandersKristen's Story

Living With Crohn's Disease: My Story

"I've learned to fight for what I want."

New and Noteworthy

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9 Questions to Ask a Doctor About Your Stage IV Melanoma

Coping with an advanced stage melanoma diagnosis? Before your next appointment, print this list of must-ask questions.

By Krista Bennett DeMaio
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How to Persuade a Loved One to Get a Skin Check

Any suspicious spot deserves a close look. Here’s how to persuade a reluctant friend or family member to see a derm.

By Krista Bennett DeMaio
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11 Hip-Strengthening Moves for Osteoarthritis

Relieve pain and prevent OA from getting worse with these strength moves you can do at home.

By Jerilyn Covert
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How to Cope When PsA Strikes Your Feet

Feet don’t fail us now…check out our heel-to-toe plan for when psoriatic arthritis targets your tootsies.

By Megan McMorris
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Why Aren’t My RA Meds Working? (And Other Top Treatment Qs)

From side effects to vaccine info, experts weigh in on everything you need to know about rheumatoid arthritis treatments.

By Carin Gorrell
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8 Best Non-Surgical Treatments for Osteoarthritis

Here’s how to manage OA symptoms and prevent pain from interfering with your life—before you consider surgery.

By Amy Marturana Winderl

Featured Health Advocates

Lene Andersen, MSW
Patient Advocate

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

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Mike Veny
Patient Advocate

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

Mary Shomon
Patient Advocate

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

Featured Collections

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My Life, My Birth Control

Is your contraception the best one for your life right now? If you're not sure, we've got all the latest on all the options!

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Living With Ulcerative Colitis

Discover the most healing foods for your UC, as well as how to look and feel your best, build a strong relationship with your care team, and how to manage work, travel, and more.

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A Parent's Guide to Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Ready to learn everything you can about JIA? From staying active to dealing with flares, we've got you covered.