Tackling a good cause

TMA is grateful to Chelsi Boiardi and the New England Patriots for choosing our organization as the beneficiary of their My Cause My Cleats campaign.

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New Year’s Non-resolutions

Does the idea of New Year Resolutions stress you out? Here are some alternatives to this tradition that can add value to your year ahead without adding extra pressure.

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Vamorolone approved by FDA

Recently, the FDA announced the approval of a new drug, vamorolone, as a treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a genetic muscle disease that usually affects young boys. Understandably, this news hasn’t made a big splash in myositis circles, but it should. Vamorolone, marketed under the name Agamree, is a corticosteroid drug with a twist….

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IBM patients battle for veterans benefits

Recently, two members of TMA’s Military Veterans with Myositis Affinity Group were successful in acquiring disability benefits from the Veterans Administration. These benefits are significant. Not only are these former service members eligible to receive complete healthcare services and disability compensation, they can also access important benefits such as a travel allowance for medical appointments,…

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