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Living With ALS: One Man's Journey

HealthCentral speaks with an ALS patient about living with the condition — and the hope for a cure.

By Lara DeSanto

Creating Your Own Pain and Fatigue Scale

Pain is subjective. Some of us can handle it in high amounts, while others wince at the slightest twinge of it. Read about how Julie created her own pain/fatigue scale.

By Julie Cerrone Croner

Why Don't They Understand What I Am Going Through?

The things that family, friends, and coworkers can say that are hurtful, and leave us wondering how they don’t understand.

By Cathy Kramer

Building a Better Relationship With RA

Your relationship with rheumatoid arthritis evolves over the years. Here's how to change your view of living with RA to be more positive.

By Cathy Kramer

Not All Rheumatoid Arthritis Is the Same

Just because you can walk, run, or have children with rheumatoid arthritis, doesn’t mean your experience isn't valid. Everyone with RA deserves support.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Getting Active Again After RA

Read how this former professional baseball player finally got his athletic groove back after his rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis.

By Emil DeAndreis

Should You Exercise If You Have Chronic Pain?

If you live with chronic pain, these workouts and strategies for staying active may help reduce the severity of your pain and improve physical function.

By Stephanie Stephens

Using Kinesiology to Manage Chronic Pain

What if we told you that analyzing and adjusting your simple movements — such as getting out of a chair — can help treat your chronic pain?

By Celeste Cooper, RN

How to Find RA Support on Social Media

Social media is a great way to connect with others who share your experience with rheumatoid arthritis. Here's how to get started.

By Cathy Kramer

A Surprising Graves’ Disease Reveal

While filling her Instagram with delicious food, she was secretly battling Graves’ disease. Read a Q&A with Spoonful Magazine founder Kristina Erfe Pines.

By Pamela Kaufman