Learning To Live With Chronic Pain

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“One – you are not alone. Two – learning to live with pain that will not easily abate or go away is possible. Tens if not hundreds of thousands of people have discovered that living with pain is a process. A minuet of sorts, maybe not to the tune you would have chosen if you were entirely in charge of …

Do You Ever Feel Like A Burden?

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In an email that I received the other day, a reader asked me if I ever feel like a burden to those people who are around me. When I stopped to ask myself this question, my answer was an immediate “no”. It’s sort of funny in a way, though, because the last few times that I asked myself this question, …

FDA Rejects New Use For J&J Immune Disorder Drug

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Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson plans to meet with U.S. regulators after they refused to approve a new use for the company’s immune disorder drug, Simponi. The company, based in New Brunswick, N.J., said Friday night that the Food and Drug Administration notified its Janssen Biotech Inc. subsidiary that it would not approve marketing of Simponi for limiting progression of …

Jordan Lynne

Jordan Lynne

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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Jordan Lynne Name? Jordan Lynne Age? 9 Location? Los Angeles, California, United States How long have you lived with RA? 7 years and I have uveitis. What advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed with RA? Don’t think that it stops you from doing things you like. There are …