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Woman yelling her ideas into a megaphone.

End the Opioid Stigma for Chronic Pain

While politicians, policy makers, and medical experts are arguing about the best way to solve the opioid crisis, the blogger behind Chronic Mom says opioids saved her life.

By Pamela Kaufman
Dave deBronkart is "e-patient Dave."

Let Patients Help: Q&A With "e-Patient Dave"

HealthCentral talks to "e-Patient Dave," an advocate who empowers people with medical conditions to become active in their healthcare.

By Lene Andersen, MSW
Lynn Julian Crisci and her long time partner Doug Julian.

Boston Bombing Survivor and Patient Advocate

She was already fighting fibromyalgia — then came the Boston Marathon bombing. Read Lynn Julian Crisci's inspiring story of survival and perseverance.

By Stephanie Stephens
Randy Headrick

Confronting RA by Getting Back on The Bike

Read the story of Randy Headrick and how a motorcross accident kickstarted his journey with rheumatoid arthritis.

By Pamela Kaufman
Photo of Matt Iseman.

American Ninja Warrior Host on Living With RA

Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at 31, standup comic and American Ninja Warrior host Matt Iseman finds strength in comedy and community.

By Emil DeAndreis
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Fierce Mom on a Mission: Paula Fitzgibbons

Blogger and mother talks about living with RA, how her children adjust to her chronic illness, and how she helps them cope with their own.

By Lene Andersen, MSW