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Take ten raisins and call me in the morning

Occasionally, my friends in the juvenile arthritis group on Facebook vent about something stupid that was said to them, often with the best of intentions. Another frequent complaint is about uneducated relatives, or even worse, those relatives with some medical … Continue reading

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At least it’s not cancer…

I was reminded recently of the public perception of juvenile arthritis as compared to cancer. The phrase, “At least it’s not cancer,” seems to be spoken to many a JA parent in an attempt to console their fears upon learning … Continue reading

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It’s just not fair

I just read this post in a group I am in (the name was changed, of course): “…there is a likelihood that because of Stevie having JRA so young and all of the medications used to control it, that as … Continue reading

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