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13 Quotes to Help You Find Humor In Your Depression

Depression isn't all serious business. Here are some quotes to add a little levity to your struggle.

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9 Stupid Things People Say About Psoriasis

No matter if it’s said out of love or rudeness, many comments about psoriasis are just plain stupid and inaccurate. Here are some favorites followed by facts.

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Living With Psoriasis? Stand Tall With These Tips on Combatting Stigma

As a visible skin condition, psoriasis is associated with stigma. People just don’t understand. Stay confident and combat the stigma with these nine tips.

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Busting Myths About RA Pain and Opioids

Learn the truth behind the myths and stigmas around opioid painkillers and rheumatoid arthritis pain.

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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.

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7 Ways to Beat Mental Health Stigma in the Black Community

The combined stigmas of being depressed and black can make getting the right care extremely challenging. Mike Veny offers seven ways to combat the stigma.

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Migraine Pose: Why It's Unfair to Trivialize Migraine

Julie Ryan responds to Instagram’s “migraine pose” started by makeup artist Nam Vo, reminding the media that migraine is a painful condition that needs to be taken seriously.

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Schizophrenia Unveiled: A Brave Depiction of Life With the Illness

Any perceptions you held of schizophrenia are about to be shattered. Rachel Star Withers affords us a view inside her world living with the illness.

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Dear Media: A Real Portrayal of MS, Please

MS is often portrayed in the media as hopeless causes, full of pain and disability. But that’s not the real picture, says Jackie Zimmerman.

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Chronic Hives: What Doctors Want You to Know

Understanding chronic hives is the key to controlling it. Here are 10 important things doctors want you to know about chronic idiopathic urticaria.