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Living and Thriving with RA: Sandi Davis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a debilitating autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.3 million people in the United States, striking women three times more often than men. The disease causes the immune system to attack healthy body tis...
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Supplement with Care

By Mia James Maybe you’re thinking that dietary supplements—vitamins and herbs—sound like a healthy addition to your nutrition and wellness plan. Some supplements may offer benefit, but there can be more to these unassuming capsules tha...
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Women’s Thyroid Issues

Nervous and Shaky? Sluggish and Cold? Thyroid problems are common in women. Here is what you need to know. By Kari Bohlke, ScD You may not give your thyroid a second thought if it’s functioning as it should, but this small gland...
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Becoming a Practiced Patient-A guide to living well with chronic disease

By Mia James When you’re living with a chronic disease, managing your health is a complex and often daunting task. You may feel better prepared for the challenge if you’re educated about your diagnosis and treatment options and take an ac...
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Nutrition and RA: A Personal Prescription

Rebecca Manno, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at Johns Hopkins University, addresses some common questions and misperceptions about the role of nutrition in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Q: Can a ...
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Living and Thriving with RA

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a debilitating autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.3 million people in the United States, striking women three times more often than men. The disease causes the immune system to attack healthy body tis...
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Living and Thriving with RA: Why We Gather

I made so many new friends this weekend. I respect and admire everyone’s strength. Thank you! —Lidy Carmona-Golod I still can’t believe the weekend is over! I met many incredible people and made so many new friends! I ...
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Living and Thriving with RA

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a debilitating autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.3 million people in the United States, striking women three times more often than men. The disease causes the immune system to attack healthy body tis...
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RA Tips: Look Out Ladies: RA Tips for the Female Form

By Stephanie White Braghero CreakyJoints As a woman living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), I’ve come to learn some invaluable lessons about embracing my femininity and fashion sense without causing myself undo pain and hardship. It’s not...
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Living and Thriving with RA

Patients share their stories. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a debilitating autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.3 million people in the United States, striking women three times more often than men. The disease causes the immune...

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Olokizumab Shows Promise

The monoclonal antibody olokizumab showed promise in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who had..