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Vaccinating Safely With Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, these are the three vaccines you should get, and the ones you should avoid.

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The Best And Worst Weather For Your Joints

When you have rheumatoid arthritis, the weather can have a big impact on your joints. Here's how to cope with challenging weather conditions.

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Emergency Preparedness With Chronic Illness

Natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and other emergencies are especially risky for people with chronic illess. Here's how to stay prepared.

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What Is Arthritis?

The word “arthritis” means joint inflammation (derived from “arth,” which in Greek means joint, and “itis,” meaning inflammation).

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Know the Risk Factors of Rheumatoid Arthritis

The cause of rheumatoid arthritis is unknown, but we do know what factors can increase your risk of developing RA.

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What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that is chronic, systemic, and affects about 1.5 million Americans.

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Chronic Illness In a Natural Disaster

When you live with a chronic illness, a hurricane or other natural disaster can be especially challenging. Here's how to prepare yourself.

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Could You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that attacks the joints and causes pain, swelling, and joint deformities. Many illnesses mimic RA, so find out if your symptoms match rheumatoid arthritis. Remember, only your doctor can make the definiti...

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Hip Replacement Surgery

How much do you know about what happens during and after a hip replacement? Take this quiz to find out!

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Remicade and Humira Linked to Cancers

Researchers found that patients taking Humira and Remicade are three times as likely as people taking placebos to develop several forms of tumors and twice as likely to develop serious infections like pneumonia. Christine Miller explains what the res...