Setting Boundaries in Health Care

We all have a sense of boundaries, but in a health care setting, different rules apply and it can be hard to know where to draw the line.
Lene Andersen

Traci Martin: Traveling the Great Lakes and Beyond with RA

“When I’m out on the water, and something unexpected happens that could be life threatening…instead of panicking, I just get really focused.” Traci Martin is living proof that humble beginnings don’t determine one’s chances of a grand destiny. Hailin...
HC Editorial Staff

Hair Loss in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Causes and How to Cope

Credit: Thinkstock Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can cause pain and fatigue and you might come to accept that. But hair loss? Yes, unfortunately it’s true that hair loss can affect people with RA. This article will look at the causes and how to cope. RA ...
Lene Andersen

Tell Researchers How You Talk About Pain With Your Partner

Credit: Thinkstock One of the hardest things about living with chronic pain is talking to others about your pain. And this can be especially challenging in your relationship with your partner or spouse. A study currently seeking participants aims to ...
Lene Andersen

Am I Single Because I Have a Chronic Illness?

Credit: Thinkstock When you’re single in what seems to be a sea of happy couples it’s all too easy to look at reasons for your singleness with an excessively critical eye. For those of us who live with chronic illness, it can feel obvious to blame ou...
Lene Andersen