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iPain Living Magazine

iPain Living Magazine delivers relevant information on chronic pain challenges, tips, tools and resources…

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Tiffany Westrich-Robertson

I am a patient living with RA, Sjogren's, & Axial Spondy & CEO of IFAA: International Foundation for…

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Global Hydranencephaly Foundation

The Global Hydranencephaly Foundation is a family driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing…

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Barby Ingle

Barby is an advocate for PTs w 150+ Chronic & Rare Diseases | Pres. International Pain Foundation (vol…

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Regina

Regina Holliday is a patient rights activist known for her advocacy murals. She founded The Walking Gallery…

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Rest Ministries

When I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis 20 years ago I didn't know it would be the thread that…

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Kathy

In the summer of 1998, after carefully weighing all my options with my doctor, I was admitted to the…

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Sara

The name Sara is pretty common so ask for the one without a rectum and you'll find me! ;-p I have Crohn…

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Janie A. Bowthorpe, M.Ed.

Hello to all my thyroid friends worldwide! Who would've guessed that I'd be where I am today after 16…

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Inkwell Arts

 a safe, creative and accessible space where passion and skills entwine, challenging the stigma of mental…

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The #BCSM Community

The Breast Cancer Social Media (BCSM) community began with a simple question – could the power of social…

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Eric

I suffered from an unknown illness since before the age of 5 when I was first hospitalized. Nothing…

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TotallyADD.com

Rick Green is an award-winning producer, director, writer and comedic performer who has made hundreds…

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Teri

I am the co-author along with Dr. Jonathan Herman of Letters to Doctors: Patients Educating Medical Professionals…

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Leslie

NAME IS LESLIE HILLBURN I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH MS IN AUGUST OF 2003. MY SYMPTOMS ARE CHRONIC FATIGUE …

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International Foundation for Autoimmune & Autoinflammatory Arthritis

WE ARE AN INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR AUTOIMMUNE & AUTOINFLAMMATORY DISEASES WITH ARTHRITIS AS A MAJOR…

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@katherinekleon

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) survivor and advocate. Co-founder of SCAD Alliance, a non…

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Sharon Coyle-Saeed

My name is Sharon and I am just so honored to be nominated for this award! I am the CEO and founder of…

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@DawnMGibson

Dawn Gibson, best known as @DawnMGibson is a well known patient advocate and e-patient, writer, and…

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Positivity In Pain

At Positivity In Pain, we believe in positivity and realistic optimism, as well as finding the joy and…

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YumaBev

I run a local Parkinson's disease support group and I blog about Parkinson's.

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Alison

My name is Alison and I'm behind Empowering Patients, LLC. "Advocating to clarify the healthcare world…

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Kathleen Nicholls (@kathfantastic)

I'm Kathleen, an author and cat/human lover. I'm passionate about David Bowie and dressing like a pensioner.…

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Paleo f(x)™

Paleo f(x)™ is an organization dedicated to advancing and promoting the functional paleo approach to…

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The Great Bowel Movement

The Great Bowel Movement is a social awareness movement with the goals of empowering patients associated…

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Melissa Olephant- Live Laugh Lyme

Chronic Lyme disease is often misdiagnosed & is often hard to treat. It can be confusing, painful, scary,…

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Suzanne

Hi, I'm Suzanne! My favorite phrase is: "HOPE is a verb & to have it, you must DO something”. I've…

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