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What You Need to Know Before Getting Vaccinated

When you have RA, you have approximately double the risk of infection compared to the general population because of your suppressed immune system. But before you get vaccinated to protect yourself, this is what you need to know.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Avoid Infection While Taking Biologics for RA

Immunosuppressive medications help control rheumatoid arthritis, but they put you at risk of infection. Learn how to boost your immune system while treating RA.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

10 Tips for Traveling with RA Medication

It can be a challenge to travel with rheumatoid arthritis medications. Follow these tips for packing and prepping your RA medications on your next trip.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Vaccinating Safely With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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

By Lene Andersen, MSW