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Cytokines Within I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in Feb 2012 (at age 29) after about 3 years of mild symptoms and 1 year of aggressively active disease. I’ve now developed secondary fibromyalgia as well. It has turned my life upside down. Before RA, I was a full-time student majoring in molecular biology, dreaming of a PhD down the road. …

Research Study: Have You Overcome Chronic Pain?

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Millions of people suffer from chronic pain every day. Some are able to overcome their pain problem; and we are interested in learning from these individuals in order to help others. This study has been constructed to allow individuals to record their own stories of overcoming chronic pain. These stories will be studied to search for common themes and patterns. …

‘We Can Manage It’: Four Of Brian And Ranell Hanson’s Five Children Have Juvenile Arthritis

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GRAFTON, N.D. — The family of Brian and Ranell Hanson is helping the most respected researchers in the nation find a cure for juvenile arthritis. Four of the couple’s five children have the disease. It is thought that genetics may be a factor in its cause. Medical records and blood samples from all seven members of the family have been …

Nathalie Bennett

Nathalie Bennett

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Photos © Nathalie Bennett Name? Nathalie Bennett Age? 32 Location? Toronto, Canada How long have you lived with RA? 30 years. What advice would you give to someone who has just been diagnosed with RA? Well I was diagnosed with JRA at 2 years old, so I’m not really sure what I would say except, this is not a death sentence, …