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Busting Myths About RA Pain and Opioids

Learn the truth behind the myths and stigmas around opioid painkillers and rheumatoid arthritis pain.

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Dependent Upon Opioids: A Call for Resistance

Get a perspective from the other side of the opioid crisis, where these medications provide vital relief for people with chronic pain.

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People With Chronic Pain Talk About Opioids

News coverage of the opioid crisis rarely includes the voices of Americans who rely on these prescriptions for chronic pain. Here's what they have to say.

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A Delicious Home Remedy For Your RA

Can you reduce rheumatoid arthritis pain and inflammation by eating tart cherries or drinking tart cherry juice? The evidence says yes!

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Choosing The Right RA Treatment For You

If you feel overwhelmed by all the rheumatoid arthritis treatment options available, these tips can help you find the ones that work best for you.

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Can You Imagine an RA-Free Future?

With precision medicine, it may eventually be possible to diagnose RA before any symptoms appear, and preventative treatments may be tailored to you.

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All About RA Treatment Options

If your current rheumatoid arthritis treatment isn’t working, maybe it’s time to consider one of these other options.

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Psoriatic Arthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis?

The right treatment for psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis begins with a diagnosis. Here's how you can tell these two conditions apart.

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How to Help Your Doctor Diagnose RA Faster

People with rheumatoid arthritis often have a long journey to an accurate diagnosis. These are the steps you can take to speed the process.

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Are Thyroid Disease and Arthritis Connected?

Did thyroid disease cause your psoriatic arthritis, or was it the other way around. Learn about the links between thyroid disease and inflammatory joint issues.