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Statement on Medication Access for the Myositis Community

Both The Myositis Association (TMA) and Myositis Support and Understanding (MSU) have been made aware of circumstances where patients across the United States have experienced difficulty in accessing commonly prescribed medications used in the treatment of autoimmune diseases since the overturn of Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022. While barriers may vary from state to state,…

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How to qualify for Social Security Disability benefits with myositis

If you have myositis, you may be able to qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. Myositis can have severe symptoms that are disabling, including weakness, swelling, and muscle damage. Here is a closer look at applying for disability benefits with myositis. What Is Myositis? Myositis is often difficult to diagnose, and the doctor may perform…

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Fun Fit Flex Greater Philadelphia

Join the #MYOMOVEMENT! Support patient programs, enhance professional education efforts, and propel critical research for cures. Saturday, June 18, 2022Montgomery Community College595 Cathcart RoadBlue Bell, PA 19422 Click here for more details

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Ask the Doc

Dr. Namita Goyal is a Professor of Neurology at University of California, Irvine, and specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine. She serves as the Director of the ALS clinic, Director of the Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship program, and co-Director of the Neuromuscular Center at UC Irvine. Dr. Goyal has authored several neuromuscular articles and has given many national…

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