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What Do You Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis?

People assume so many things about living with rheumatoid arthritis. Test yourself with this quiz to see if you know RA fact from fiction.

By Lisa Emrich
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10 Top Myths About COVID-19

Confused about everything you've been reading and hearing about the outbreak? We've got the facts you need.

By Mary Shomon
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9 Major Breast Cancer Myths Debunked

What oncologists need you to stop believing—for your own health.

By Krista Bennett DeMaio
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9 Stubborn Myths About Epilepsy to Stop Believing

Loads of misinformation about this condition persists. We sort facts from fiction.

By Jennifer Rainey Marquez
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World Psoriasis Day: 10 Ways to Become a Psoriasis Advocate

Become a psoriasis advocate on World Psoriasis Day and share your experience and knowledge with others. Patient expert Julie Cerrone Croner offers ten creative suggestions.

By Julie Cerrone Croner
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9 Stupid Things People Say About Psoriasis

Whether they're said out of love or just being rude, many comments about psoriasis are stupid and inaccurate. Read some of the worst I've heard over the years.

By Alisha Bridges
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8 Myths About AMD

Confused about what having age-related macular degeneration really means? We clear up some of the most common misperceptions.

By Judy Koutsky
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Psoriasis in the Media: Is It Accurate?

Is psoriasis accurately portrayed in the media? Alisha Bridges reviews popular shows and people featuring psoriasis including 'Ozark,' 'Family Guy,' and Kim Kardashian.

By Alisha Bridges
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Bipolar Disorder: Does the Big Screen Get It Right?

We've come a long way since "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," but how accurate are movies when it comes to portraying bipolar disorder? Claire Gillespie weighs in.

By Claire Gillespie
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8 Eczema Habits to Break

A few simple mistakes could be making your flare-ups worse. We’ve got the fixes you need.

By Lisa Davis