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Browsing Articles Tagged with the Topic ofadvocacy

7 easy tips for talking to elected officials about eczema

7 easy tips for talking to elected officials about eczema

Seasoned NEA advocates Cara Ellis and Amber Jewett offer their advice for effectively communicating with elected officia...

How to be an advocate for yourself and others

How to be an advocate for yourself and others

Every year, eczema warriors gather on Capitol Hill to share their stories with legislators, pushing to fund national res...

Ryland rallies for medical research

Ryland rallies for medical research

Eczema warrior Ryland Mortlock shares his experience meeting with Congress members at Capitol Hill to help boost federal...

It’s time to let the FDA know that eczema is more than skin deep

It’s time to let the FDA know that eczema is more than skin deep

NEA is giving patients and their loved ones the chance to share their stories with the FDA and other stakeholders to hel...

Stitches for Itches

Stitches for Itches

Two cousins living with eczema and allergies start a lucrative business making hairbows and headbands to raise funding f...

Georgia Hill Day for NEA’s Step Therapy Committee

Georgia Hill Day for NEA’s Step Therapy Committee

Step therapy, which is sometimes called “fail first” happens when insurers require patients to take and fail on one ...

Who’s looking out for you? Eczema & Self-Advocacy

Who’s looking out for you? Eczema & Self-Advocacy

When you live with a chronic disease like eczema, you have to be a cheerleader for your own health and happiness. Get to...

5 unexpected health benefits of volunteering

5 unexpected health benefits of volunteering

Researchers have identified certain health perks that come with volunteering, which can be extra beneficial to people wi...

‘All you need is a story and the passion to share it’

‘All you need is a story and the passion to share it’

A mom’s frustration with struggling to find non-toxic skincare products for her son led to a new job and an opportunit...

Why I became an eczema advocate

Why I became an eczema advocate

A college student in Louisiana finds a new purpose (and a furry, new friend) during a time when her atopic dermatitis wa...

October 2018 declared Eczema Awareness Month in Georgia!

October 2018 declared Eczema Awareness Month in Georgia!

As part of NEA's Raise Your Voice campaign, eczema advocates are working with state legislators to raise eczema awarenes...

How new federal policies could impact eczema health care

How new federal policies could impact eczema health care

NEA’s vice president of advocacy and access explains how today’s political climate might affect insurance coverage a...