Tracy Pierce

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Real Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Photos © Tracy Pierce Name? Tracy Pierce Age? 33 Location? Elizabethton, Tennessee, United States How long have you lived with RA? 10+ years. What advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed with RA? Educate yourself about RA. Work with your doctor to see what is best for you. No one persons …

The Physical Pain Of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Can Dealing With It Actually Be ‘Easy’?

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My answer would be: it depends upon one’s perspective. During my journey through chronic pain and debilitating  inflammation, I’ve gone through so many phases that I can’t even describe them all. Some of them were more difficult than others, some of them lasted longer than others, and some of them even made re-appearances along the way. Looking back, though, I’m really …

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The Kid With Arthritis I’m Rachel, a middle schooler living with polyarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Though it is seemingly a negative experience, I am finding positive ways to go about it. I am learning, loving, and laughing a little bit more everyday, and I am hoping to share all the things I’ve learned! Read More: http://www.thekidwitharthritis.blogspot.com/ Adventures in Chronic Illness …

Seattle Times: New Prescription Monitoring Draws Complaints

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Since October, pharmacies around the state have been sending information into a giant computer database, detailing every prescription they’ve dispensed for controlled substances. That means every pain pill and patch, every anti-anxiety medication, every sleeping pill — listed by the patient’s name. Beginning Wednesday, pharmacists, doctors and other prescribers will be able to see all such drugs a patient is …