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Time for a New Ride: Wheelchair Buying Guide

Thinking of investing in a wheelchair? Here's your guide on what to look for, how much to spend, and who to take shopping with you ('cause that matters too).

By Rachel Zohn
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9 Instagrammers With Crohn's Disease You'll Love

Looking to add some IBD inspo to your Insta feed? Follow this diverse group of Crohnies who are sharing the raw and real sides of living with a chronic illness.

By Mandy Patterson
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A Surprising Link Between Multiple Chronic Illnesses

New research suggests that people who have inflammatory bowel disease or diabetes may have a higher risk of rheumatoid arthritis. Find out what we know about the connection so far, and what you can do to lower your odds of developing RA.

By Lara DeSanto
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9 Zero-Proof Cocktails to Try Now

If you have hepatitis C, you'll love toasting with these alcohol-free cocktails that come packed with fresh fruit, veggies (yes!), and all the flavor. Bottoms up!

By Sarah Fielding
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7 Signs It’s Time for Oxygen Therapy for COPD

Oxygen is vital to every major organ in your body. But if you have severe COPD, you might not be getting enough from breathing alone. Here’s when oxygen therapy can help.

By Amy Marturana Winderl
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The Surprising Reason You Can’t Stay Awake

Getting verrrry sleepy? Your insatiable need for zzz’s could indicate an underlying chronic condition, according to researchers. Here’s what to know.

By Lara DeSanto
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5 Things People With Chronic Illness Need to Know About the New Coronavirus

Sure, the headlines might be freaking you out. But, thankfully, the risk of exposure to this new virus is still super low.

By Lara DeSanto
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Psoriatic Arthritis: Need a Treatment Change?

There are too many treatment options to settle for one that’s not working. Watch for these red flags that suggest it’s time to talk to your doctor about switching things up.

By Amy Marturana Winderl
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Psoriatic Arthritis and Disability: All Your Questions, Answered!

If your PsA symptoms are so severe that it’s difficult to keep working, you may want to apply for disability benefits. Start here, with this basic guide to the often-confusing process.

By Amy Marturana Winderl
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These Hacks Promise a Better Day With Arthritis

People with arthritis share tips for battling morning stiffness and pain.

By Charlotte Hilton Andersen