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8 Exercises for Hand Arthritis

Exercises for hand arthritis can help improve your range of motion and strengthen your muscles. Here are 8 to try.

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How Do You Measure RA Treatment Success?

Rheumatoid arthritis treatment goals include relieving pain and preventing joint damage, but how can you tell if you're making progress?

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Risk of Shingles

Rheumatoid arthritis patients have an increased risk for shingles, which can produce long-term complications. Here's what you should know.

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All About Biosimilars for RA

Here's what you should know about biologics and biosimilars for rheumatoid arthritis, and the costs and side effects that come with them.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms and Treatment

If you have chronic joint pain, stiffness, and swelling, you could have rheumatoid arthritis. Here's what you should know about RA symptoms and treatment.

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How the War on Opioids Affects My Health

How does the war on opioids impact those who take these drugs for chronic pain? Britt Johnson discusses her experience.

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Shoulder Replacement

If rheumatoid arthritis has caused you shoulder problems, joint replacement surgery may be an option for easing shoulder pain and improving range of motion.

The Truth About Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs

Few people with RA achieve permanent remission, so you'll likely have to take medication for the rest of your life. Here's what you should know.

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Are You Taking the Best Arthritis Medication?

If you struggle with osteoarthritis-related pain, there are several effective medications that can help. Here's what you should know.

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Are There Alternative Treatments for RA?

People with rheumatoid arthritis often turn to alternative treatments when conventional medications aren't working, but is there any evidence that they work?