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This Year (With RA) Is Gonna Be Great!

Repeat after me: “I can choose to live better with my RA.” Got it? Good. Here are 10 choices to consider this new year to help you get started right now.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.
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The Realest Psoriasis Feeds on Instagram

These #psoriasiswarriors are doing it for the 'gram—revealing all sides of their personal journeys with psoriasis.

By Kaleigh Fasanella
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It's Ok to Cry: How to Adjust to SPMS

Learning you have secondary progressive multiple sclerosis can take a serious emotional toll. We asked a psychologist to share his best advice for how to get through.

By Avery Hurt
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How to Help Your Child With ADHD Rock the School Year

Real talk about how to work with your child’s school to set realistic expectations and offer maximum support for the school year. You got this!

By Sheila M. Eldred
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This Is What It's Like to Love Someone With SPMS

Secondary progressive multiple sclerosis doesn't make relationships any easier...but it can make your love grow stronger.

By Alex Golden
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Meet Your Psoriasis Dream Team

It’s about more than managing flares—these professionals can help you with everything from skincare to anxiety and depression.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
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You Have Metastatic Breast Cancer: Now What?

For starters, know that you are not alone. We have expert advice that will help you navigate the months ahead.

By Rachel Zohn
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If Your Aging Parent Needs Help but Won’t Accept it: Proceed With Caution

Being the caregiver for an aging parent who doesn’t want help takes a slow, careful approach to get maximum cooperation.

By The Candid Caregiver
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Your Parent With Dementia Needs Help, but Won't Admit It

Here’s how to maintain their dignity and offer choices.

By The Candid Caregiver
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Psoriasis: The Mind-Skin Connection

Dermatologists and psychiatrists agree: Psoriasis can significantly mess with your mind. Here, people who have the skin condition share how they've learned to thrive emotionally.

By Sabrina Skiles