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What It's Really Like to Live With JIA

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis brings physical and emotional challenges to young people. They want you to know there are rewards, too.

By Leslie Goldman
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11 Ways JIA Affects the Whole Body

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is more than a joint condition. It can impact a child's organs, growth, and more.

By Colleen Travers
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Smart Tips to Help Your Kid Cope With JIA

Try these expert insights to combat the pain, fatigue, and anxiety that can come with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

By Jerilyn Covert
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This Teenager Is Stronger Than Her Juvenile Arthritis

Instead of holding her back, Mariah Aquino-Truss's juvenile arthritis has only propelled her forward.

By Leslie Goldman
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5 Keys to a Great School Year for Your JIA Kid

Whether at home or in class, these smart steps can help your child work (and learn!) around juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

By Lara DeSanto
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Best Flare Fighters for Kids With Arthritis

From meds to home hacks, these tips can prevent—or tamp down—a JIA-symptom spike.

By Lara DeSanto

Fun, Always! Top Tips From JIA Camp Counselors

School may be in session, but kids still like to play! Use these strategies to keep your child active all year long.

By Megan McMorris
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How to Ease Kids’ JIA Aches and Pains

These soothing stretches can help children stay one step ahead of this challenging condition.

By Megan McMorris
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Doc Talk! Expert Answers to Juvenile Arthritis Questions

If your child's been diagnosed, oh boy, do you have worries. Rest easy, we've got all the info you need to know.

By Megan McMorris
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Tips for Parents of Kids With Ulcerative Colitis

After your child is diagnosed with IBD, you may feel guilty. But it’s not your fault. Here’s how to support them.

By Mandy Patterson

Meet the Experts

Eileen Bailey
Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Stephanie Stephens
Health Writer

Stephanie Stephens is a digital journalist, audio/video producer and host, specializing in health and celebrities.

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Diane Domina
Content Production Editor

Diane works across brands at Remedy Health Media, producing digital content for its sites and newsletters.