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They’re Back in the Game

A few years ago, Kirsten Schultz thought they'd have to give up everything they'd been working for. Their complications of RA almost became too much—almost. Read our latest installment of #HappyTears.

By Rosemary Black
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The Power of Trust

For more than 30 years, Mirah has worked with Dr. Lichtbroun to treat her rheumatoid arthritis. Their successful partnership, she says, is due to a belief in each other.

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RA Turning Points: Icing on the Cake

Seeking to ease the pain of RA, Rebecca Rice discovered energy and optimism through exercise and diet.

Teresa D'Angelo

How One Woman Found Freedom From RA

When rheumatoid arthritis threatened to lock up her life. Teresa D'Angelo found an escape. Get ready for some #HappyTears!

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Robin Edds

Firing on All Cylinders

Pain from rheumatoid arthritis had Robin Edds nearly bedridden. Through CrossFit, she rediscovered the joy of movement--and her passion for motorcycles.

Jodi McKee

Strength in Numbers

Coming to grips with RA was daunting on her own. So Jodi McKee created a network of peers with chronic illnesses for support.

Gay Watters

Nothing to Fear

Alone with two small kids, Gay Watters saw her RA diagnosis as a death sentence. Through art, she found the courage to fight back.

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Natural Treatments for RA Pain and Swelling

Even with medication, your joints can be a pain in the you-know-what sometimes. These complementary therapies can help.

By Sarah Ellis
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What to Do About RA Jaw Pain

Noticing some pain or clicking while chewing? Here’s what’s going on with this lesser-known symptom of rheumatoid arthritis.

By Sarah Ellis