Latest by Lene Andersen, MSW

Family Rheumatoid Arthritis Stories

Does hearing your mother's or grandmother’s stories of living with RA encourage or discourage you in dealing with your own condition?

Top 10 Rheumatoid Arthritis Articles in 2017

Check out our most popular rheumatoid arthritis and chronic illness articles 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.

How to Self-Inject Your RA Medication

Get helpful information and tips from the RA community about what to expect when you self-inject your rheumatoid arthritis medications.

The Craziest Thing a Doctor Told Me

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

Vaccinating Safely With Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, these are the three vaccines you should get, and the ones you should avoid.

A Canadian Perspective on Obamacare

As someone who lives in Canada with a chronic illness, and gets treatment with universal healthcare, here’s what I think about Obamacare in the U.S.

10 Ways Naturopathy Can Help With RA

Go beyond traditional medication for rheumatoid arthritis. Learn how naturopathy treatments like acupuncture, supplements, and meditation can make a difference.

Need an X-Ray For Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Here's what to expect from your X-ray for rheumatoid arthritis, and how it can help diagnose or assess your condition.