Family Health History

Latest

Are You At Risk For Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Your age, genetics, and even exposure to smoke at a young age can have an effect on whether you develop rheumatoid arthritis.

By Eileen Bailey

Family Rheumatoid Arthritis Stories

Does hearing your mother's or grandmother’s stories of living with RA encourage or discourage you in dealing with your own condition?

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Arthritis: What Role Does Heredity Play?

Find out which types of arthritis are most likely to be passed down through your family, and how lifestyle changes may help you prevent them.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN