It takes practice but knowing how to advocate for yourself will help you feel confident and safe in the treatments you receive.
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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.
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Talking about the pain and vulnerabilities of RA can feel just as daunting as hiking a mountain — Emil did both. Here's his story.
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A patient advocate is someone who helps patients navigate the complex maze of the healthcare system. Learn more about how you can help.