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Everything You Need to Know About How Biologics Treat RA

We cut the 'med speak' and get right to the point. Biologics have the ability to bring about remission. Here's how they work and what's likely to happen when you're on them.

By Erin L. Boyle
Cynthia Kinsella on a boat

An Inspiring Bladder Cancer Survivor Story

Cynthia Kinsella was devastated when she first got her bladder cancer diagnosis, but she feels great 12 years later. Learn how it changed her life.

By Sheila M. Eldred
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Former Teacher Uses Social Media to Educate About Multiple Myeloma

Fifth grade teacher Cindy Chmielewski left the classroom when she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma (MM), but didn’t stop educating others – her classroom just went virtual. Cindy is now a social media powerhouse in the MM community. Here’s her story.

By Sheila M. Eldred
Trish outside her senator, Barbara Mikulski’s, office, during an advocacy day on Capitol Hill.

The Power of Patient Advocacy

Read the inspiring story of Trish Lannon, a colon cancer survior turned patient advocate who regularly speaks on Capitol Hill.

By Erin L. Boyle
Woman making a smoothie in a blender.

Life After Tonsil Cancer: One Woman’s Journey

When Lisa lost part of her tongue to an aggressive throat cancer, she had to get creative about food. Here's her story.

By Sheila M. Eldred
Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-FL, and Candace Lerman on Capitol Hill.

How to Become a Health Advocate

Candace H. Lerman lives with a rare disease. She's also a driven patient advocate on Capitol Hill. Learn how she does it.

By Erin L. Boyle
Meissa Dakar from Gregg Segal's Daily Bread.

Fighting Obesity With Photography

Photographer Gregg Segal hopes his work can raise awareness about childhood obesity and the impacts of our modern diets.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.
Danielle Sepulveres

Don’t Feel Embarrassed About HPV

Danielle was too embarrassed to tell her friends she was diagnosed with HPV 12 years ago. Now, she’s raising awareness of the common virus.

By Sheila M. Eldred
Randy Headrick

Confronting RA by Getting Back on The Bike

Read the story of Randy Headrick and how a motorcross accident kickstarted his journey with rheumatoid arthritis.

By Pamela Kaufman
Photographer Miana Jun captures Rebecca Pine in sea.

Should You ‘Go Flat’ After Mastectomy?

Read this powerful Q&A with breast cancer survivor Rebecca Pine, who decided against reconstructive surgery, and went on to have a baby, after her mastectomy.

By Pamela Kaufman