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  Out of Joint: A Private and Public Story of Arthritis (American Lives) Mary Felstiner (Author) From Publishers Weekly Felstiner brings a feminist's eye and a historian's tool kit to this narrative of her decades-long struggle with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a crippling autoimmune disease that afflicts more than two million Americans. Felstiner (To Paint Her [...]

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  Take Me Home from the Oscars: Arthritis, Television, Fashion, and Me Christine Schwab (Author) Review “This beautiful book of hope will inspire all of those who live with adversity… the Oscar story will just break your heart but show you how far you can go if you have determination and a positive attitude.” – [...]

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  Life Disrupted: Getting Real About Chronic Illness in Your Twenties and Thirties Laurie Edwards (Author) From Booklist One’s twenties and thirties are a time for training, launching careers, starting families. For 27-year-old Edwards, there is also the matter of the genetic respiratory disease she suffers. In addition to having 1 of only 1,000 documented [...]

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  Women, Work, and Autoimmune Disease: Keep Working, Girlfriend! Rosalind Joffe (Author), Joan Friedlander (Author), L.G. Mansfield (Editor) Review "The authors use first-person accounts to illustrate their advice on coping simultaneously with symptoms and the challenges of the workplace; developing a financial plan; communicating with coworkers, employers, and loved ones; building a support team; and [...]

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  The First Year: Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed M.E.A. McNeil (Author), Kenneth Sack MD MD (Foreword) Product Description Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a disease characterized by inflammation of the joints, is one of the most disabling forms of arthritis and affects over two million people in the United States. Without proper [...]

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  How to Be Sick: A Buddhist-Inspired Guide for the Chronically Ill and Their Caregivers Toni Bernhard (Author), Sylvia Boorstein (Foreword) Review “Full of hopefulness and promise…this book is a perfect blend of inspiration and encouragement. Toni's engaging teaching style shares traditional Buddhist wisdom in a format that is accessible to all readers.”—The Huffington Post [...]

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