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Taking the Ouch Out of Blood Tests

In the lab again to check on your rheumatoid arthritis? We've got six tips to make those blood draw easier.

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How Your RA Body Feels on Biologics

Here's what to expect when you start taking a biologic drug for RA—straight from other people who take them and some medical experts, too.

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"What We Learned About Taking a Biologic for RA"

It’ll take time, and maybe trial and error, but rest assured. Others have gone the biologic route for their rheumatoid arthritis before you, and they want you to know it’s worth it.

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Getting Better Sleep When You Have RA

Are you a reluctant member of the RA Insomnia Club? Here’s how to revoke that membership, pronto, and finally get some solid shuteye.

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A Simple Energy Boost for People With Rheumatoid Arthritis

‘Spoon theory’ can help you edge out pain and fatigue to get through today without the inevitable flare tomorrow.

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The Incredible Pain-Killing Powers of Orgasm

It’s difficult to harness the feel-good effects of sex when rheumatoid arthritis is in the room. We’ve got some strategies for getting in the mood and finding the pleasure that can trump your pain.

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You’re More Than Your RA

These five habits can help you live the life you want after diagnosis

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Why Your RA Doctor Needs to Know About That Annoying Dry Cough—Now

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, you have a strong chance of developing interstitial lung disease. That’s right, your joint condition can actually have a big impact on how you breathe. Here, the symptoms to watch for—and five ways to reduce your risk.

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5 Meditation Tips for Beginners

These meditation tips will help you stick with your practice and cope with your rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, too.

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13 Celebrities Who Have RA

Millions of people live with rheumatoid arthritis. Some of them happen to be famous. You may be surprised who’s on the list.