"Making the unknown known is the important thing."
—Georgia O'Keefe
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Positive Emotions Explored

2015 Women In Pain Conference keynoter Dr. Afton Hassett from the University of Michigan's Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center is featured in a National Pain Report article. Positive Emotions Can Help Fight Chronic Pain shares how research supports resilence as an important part of coping well with the daily stresses of chronic pain.

More Conference Media Coverage

National Pain Report is running a great piece about For Grace's Women In Pain petition and our September 11th conference. The article titled Pain Treatment for Women Improving—Still a Ways to Go includes a link to the petition that demands equal and fair treatment for women in pain. It's 8000+ signatures and testimonials will be shared with policy makers and the media.  Also, conference participants Danea Horn and Cynthia Toussaint were interviewed over three nights on KBRITE AM's radio show Change Is In the Air with Nicole Smith. Please link here to listen to a podcast of the segments.

Pole & Burlesque Spark Come Backs

HeathCentral.com writer Lene Anderson penned an article spotlighting our 2015 Women In Pain Conference Comeback panelists Christina Kish and Maddie Ruud. As detailed in the piece titled Using Burlesque and Pole Dancing to Come Back from Chronic Pain, Maddie and Christina practice these unconventional "therapies" to manage their chronic pain while reconnecting with their creative passions.  

Conference Hits Radio Airwaves

Catch some great radio coverage for our quickly-approaching 2015 Women In Pain Conference over the holiday weekend. For Grace Founder Cynthia Toussaint will be featured on WSRQ's Salt & Light show tomorrow (Saturday, September 5th) at Noon ET. You can listen live here. Then, conference "Comeback" panelist Christina Kish teams with Cynthia on KPFK's Access Unlimited show that will air on Sunday (September 6th) at 4pm PT.

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