Latest by Lene Andersen, MSW

Hand Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Exercises that strengthen the muscles around your joints to help reduce pain.

Top Chronic Illness Books You Should Read

No matter what chronic illness you are living with, these books will have you nodding along.

Family Rheumatoid Arthritis Stories: A Help or a Hindrance?

Do your mom and grandma’s stories of living with RA encourage or discourage you?

Top 10 RA and Chronic Illness Articles of 2017

Check out our readers’ top ten most viewed articles and slideshows from 2017.

Gifts for Life With Chronic Illness

How to navigate the chaos this time of year and actually enjoy the holidays.

Glasses Show Teens With Colorblindness World of Color

Ryan and Garrett Allardyce are 16-year-old identical twins who are red-green color vision deficient. They try glasses that correct for color blindness and experience a new world of color.

What to Expect When You Self-Inject RA Medication

Information and tips from the RA community about this convenient and less expensive treatment.

The Craziest, Most Clueless Thing a Doctor Has Ever Told Me About RA

Straight from the RA community — you’ll never believe what some of these doctors have said.

Making the Most of Immunization When You are Immunosuppressed

The three vaccines you should be getting with RA, the vaccines to avoid, and how they affect your meds.

I Have Universal Healthcare—Here’s What I Think About Obamacare

As someone who lives in Canada, here’s what I think about the healthcare in the U.S.