Katie Rix

Katie Rix

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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Katie Rix Name? Katie Rix Age? 22 Location? Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England How long have you lived with RA? I was diagnosed in 2008 when I was 18. What advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed with RA? No matter how bad things seem right now it’s really not …

Slate: Autoimmunity Is From Venus

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Why do women have more problems like Sjögren’s syndrome and lupus? Venus Williams dropped out of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Wednesday, citing a recent diagnosis of Sjögren’s syndrome, an autoimmune disease known to cause dryness of the mouth and eyes as well as fatigue and joint pain. Like most other autoimmune diseases, Sjögren’s affects many more women than men. …

(Technical) Flare

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My body continues to have great days, but I wish I could say the same about my tech toys. This morning, my laptop computer breathed its last breath. This makes three computers that have died spectacular deaths in the past year and a half. First it was my ultra-portable HP, then it was my MacBook Air, and now it’s my …