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13 Great Gadgets That Make Life With RA Easier

From kitchen tools to book pillows, these cool finds help people with rheumatoid arthritis create their own #NoLimits home.

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She Became a Top Ballerina...and Had No Idea She Had AS

People with ankylosing spondylitis don't usually become professional dancers. Alicia Graf Mack did that and more.

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One Woman's Secret to Living Fully—and Freely—With RA

HealthCentral's patient advocate Lene Andersen shares what it means to live a #NoLimits life with rheumatoid arthritis.

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How One Woman Found Freedom From RA

When rheumatoid arthritis threatened to lock up her life. Teresa D'Angelo found an escape. Get ready for some #HappyTears!

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Let's Talk About Chronic Idiopathic Hives (CIU) Causes

Your doctor may be baffled over what, exactly, is causing your hives. But researchers suspect an immune system gone haywire might play a role.

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Let’s Talk About Migraine Types

These monster headaches can cause massive pain—or none at all. We help you figure out which migraine type you have.

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Let's Talk About the Causes of Cancer

Empowering stat: 42 percent of new cancers are preventable. Learn what factors you can control for a healthier life ahead.

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Let’s Talk About Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

All your vessels are important, but the ones that bring blood to heart? Those are major—and keeping them healthy is crucial.

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A Joint-friendly Water Workout for Psoriatic Arthritis

Boost your strength and quality of life while keeping your joints and skin happy. These pool moves for PsA have you covered.

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Let's Talk About Heart Attack

Plaque blockages that arrest blood flow in the arteries are usually the cause of heart attack—but not always. Read on to learn more about heart attack and how to prevent one from happening to you.

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Lene Andersen, MSW
Patient Advocate

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

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

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

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Simple Ways to Live Easier With COPD

Our guide to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease explains everything you need to know about how COPD progresses, how it’s best treated, and most important, how you can keep doing the things you love to do.