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10 Surprising Facts About Arthritis

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Think you know everything about arthritis?


Snakes and bees and ants?


More than just hands, hips, and knees


Animals develop it too


Race matters when it comes to arthritis


Gout is also a form of arthritis


Injuries increase arthritis risk


Arthritis costs more than you may think


Children get arthritis too


Arthritis isn't just a "modern" illness


Climate can't cure it


Chris Regal

Chris Regal

Christopher Regal is a former Web Producer for a variety of conditions on HealthCentral.com, including osteoarthritis, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, ADHD, Migraine, and prostate health. He edited, wrote, and managed writers for the website. He joined HealthCentral in November 2009 after time spent working for a political news organization. Chris is a graduate of the Catholic University of America and is a native of Albany, New York.