If you’re one of the 50 million Americans who live with chronic pain, you know just how difficult getting through each day can be. But thanks to groups like the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) — which aims to help sufferers by raising awareness and offering support, educational materials and communication tools — people’s lives don’t have to be consumed by their aliments. “We provide a path to dignity and empowerment for people with pain,” says Penney Cowan, the founder and CEO of the ACPA. “[With our help], they can leave behind the role of passive patient and become an active participant in both their health care and their life.”
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Cameron's Baby Joy!
New year, new beginnings! Life has completely changed for Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden since welcoming their first child. OK! has all the details
VARSITY BLUES BOMBSHELLS
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DEMI STRONGER THAN EVER
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CHANNING & CHARLIZE DATING!
“They always liked each other, but it was bad timing,” an insider says of the duo, who met while rehearsing their intimate Oscars performance.
Brooke Fit At 54!
OK! shares the secrets behind Brooke Shields’ flawless figure
Brad & Jen Full Speed Ahead
Brad Pitt introduces Jennifer Aniston to his kids as the couple get ready to go public with their romance
Vanessa & Zac's Secret Reunion!
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Meghan's New Life
It’s been nearly two weeks since Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry shared the shocking news that they’d be stepping down as senior members of the royal family.
Julianne's MARRIAGE CRISIS
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Lincoln Paine lends a unique lens to historical society lecture
An exploration of Maine’s maritime history
A Light in the Dark
Using a black underpainting, Jed Dorsey shares the advantages and joys of working from dark to light
Yael Dryzin – Transitions
Yael Dryzin Born in 1986, lives and works in Israel and Greece. Graduate of Art Studies at Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem (2014).
Carlos Blanco Artero – Figurative Abstraction
My work could fit within a contemporary figuration but at the same time within abstraction. I have several lines of work, which often converge, and others go their own way.
Cristina BanBan – The Nuance of Memory
BanBan’s pieces evoke those complex states of mind when we feel like crying, and how being transported through time can elicit emotions of profound grief and joy.
Jenna Gribbon – The Pleasure of Looking
Lucky for us, Jenna Gribbon is a painter whose work aims to reckon with the peculiarity of this indulgence.
Danielle Mckinney – Comfort and Quietude
Reclusive moments of deep reflection, introspection, and wonder come alive in her work, moods that have simmered all along as her new recipe arrives at the perfect temperature. Mckinney’s legacy is already rich with heartfelt interpretations of a universal sensibility.
Back on the Road
We all know travel can be a pain, but when it hits below the belt you need to know there’s something you can do about it
What It's Like To Treat Opioid Addiction in Appalachia
Psychiatrist Sally Satel on her eye-opening year at a clinic in Ironton, Ohio.
A Painter's Journey Part 7 – The Painter As Teacher
In the final article of this seven-part series, John Hulsey concludes his visual journey through his outdoor and studio painting processes.