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Tell Us How You Really Feel About COVID-19

More than 4,000 Americans shared their worries, fears, and opinions on living through the coronavirus pandemic.

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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Risk Factors

The Sneaky Conditions That Can Harm Your Kidneys

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is often connected to diabetes and high blood pressure. Learn how to control all three to protect your health.

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Risk Factors

Common Toxins That Can Hurt Your Kidneys (And How to Avoid Them)

These chemicals and compounds aren't doing your kidneys any favors. Learn how to reduce your exposure to stay as healthy as possible.

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Living With

11 Things to Know About Chronic Kidney Disease

Diagnosed with CKD? Here are some things you need to know about your body, your care and your treatment options.

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Managing Flares

10 Red Flags of a Psoriatic Arthritis Flare

Recognize psoriatic arthritis before it flares. Pay attention to these 10 red flags to make changes early before the joint pain gets worse.

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Symptoms

10 Key Autoimmune Symptoms to Track

Identifying your own psoriatic arthritis triggers can help you take a personalized approach to managing your condition.

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Let's Talk About Heart Disease

From irregular rhythms to chest pain, the term "heart disease" covers a lot of territory. We'll walk you through it all.

Featured Health Advocates

Lene Andersen, MSW
Patient Advocate

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

Mike Veny
Patient Advocate

Mike Veny is one of 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.

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Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Can you guess which world record this mom with RA broke? Find even more stories of men and women staying active with rheumatoid arthritis, from the dance studio to the shores of the Great Lakes.

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It's Different Today: Your Updated Guide to PsA

We've got everything you need to know about preventing flares, maximizing your treatment, and living your best life with psoriatic arthritis.

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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.