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Previous studies have shown that people with a particular version of the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) gene are at increased risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and that environmental factors, such as cigarette smoking and air pollution, ca...
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Whether it’s by doctors, friends, colleagues, or even your closest family, their words can hurt when they just don’t understand what it’s like to live with RA.
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Are You at Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

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