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Living with Juvenile Arthritis

Living with Juvenile Arthritis

Kelly Mack | Jul 4, 2022

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness month for recognizing the 300,000 or so children in the U.S. with the disease. When I was diagnosed at age two, it was not a well-known condition and it took my family many doctors’ visits and over a year to identify the disease I was fighting.

Strange Bedfellows

Strange Bedfellows

Cal Cates | Jun 20, 2022

Massage therapy has a sex problem. We don’t like to talk about it. We don’t like it when it gets into our workspaces, and we really can’t square the idea that people who pay for sex or who want sex and massage in the same transaction can still be decent humans.

Trusting (and Supporting) Nurses

Trusting (and Supporting) Nurses

Caroline Hamric | May 18, 2022

I trust nurses. Doctors? Sure, they’re fine, they diagnose and treat. But nurses do the hardest work – the care work – without the accolades or the pay that doctors receive.

Conscious Discomfort

Conscious Discomfort

Rebecca Sturgeon | Apr 27, 2022

I have two experiences that are coming together in my life in a very interesting way... Reflecting on these experiences, I see what can happen when we haven't learned to be comfortable in our discomfort.

Out of the Community and Into the Fire

Out of the Community and Into the Fire

Corey Rivera | Mar 31, 2022

Can social media be useful in the fight for social justice, or are you just screaming into the void? Is it possible to change people’s minds? Are there different tactics for speaking with family vs strangers? What makes a successful protest?