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Charis Hill modeling with ankylosing spondylitis.

Battling Ankylosing Spondylitis In 6-inch Heels

Despite the fact that she felt beaten and battered by the end of New York Fashion Week, Charis Hill doesn’t regret following her dreams of being a model.

Woman returns to her office job after taking time off to treat her rheumatoid arthritis.

Tips For Working With RA

Going back to work after a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis can be daunting — here are some tips and tools to help you make the transition.

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Let’s Get Our Gout Facts Straight

A gout expert from the Cleveland Clinic answers all of your burning questions about gout (no pun intended) — like why it affects more men than women, and which foods to avoid.

Woman taking a morning walk in a field.

The Power of Daily Walks for RA

It may seem so basic, but a simple daily walk can make a big difference for your rheumatoid arthritis — physically, mentally, and spiritually.

Father and son washing dishes.

Recruit Your Kids For Your Health Team

Your kids can be a vital part of keeping your energy up and pain levels down when you have a chronic illness. Here's how to enlist their help around the house.

Older man surfing

The Best Workouts With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Whether your RA is moderate or severe, there is a workout option out there for you — and we had our expert RA writers try them, first-hand, just to prove it.

Woman holding up heart-shaped hands in the desert.

At Burning Man She Could Be Herself Again

Do you have that place you can go that makes you feel like you? The place where your chronic illness doesn't matter. For Charis, that place is Burning Man.

Emil and his wife hiking Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale, AZ.

RA Advocacy and Hardcore Hiking

Talking about the pain and vulnerabilities of RA can feel just as daunting as hiking a mountain — Emil did both. Here's his story.

Woman cooking a nutritious meal to protect her health.

How Women Can Stay Healthy With RA

If you're a woman with rheumatoid arthritis, you may be at risk of other chronic conditions. Here's how you can protect your health.

Senior couple riding bikes and smiling at each other.

It's Like Riding a Bike — Except With RA

If you're itching to get back into bike riding, but you’re worried about your RA, learn how the right gear and starting slow can help you succeed.