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Infection-fighting Tips for People With RA

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Stay Up to Date on Vaccines


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Wash Your Hands Frequently


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Daria Shevtsova

Take Care in the Kitchen


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Trent Szmolnik

Relax as Much as You Can


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Keep Masks on Hand


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Steer Clear of People Who Are Ill


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Understand Your Risk for Infection


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Have an Action Plan


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Charry Jin

Pay Attention to Your Body


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Call Your Doctor ASAP


Sarah Fielding

Sarah Fielding

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Sarah is a freelance writer based in New York City and the cofounder of Empire Coven, a digital space for highlighting trailblazing women across New York City. Her work covers a range of topics, with a special focus on mental health, sex, and relationships content, and has appeared at Bustle, Insider, Healthline, Men’s Health, mindbodygreen, Fashionista, Greatist, HuffPost, Architectural Digest, and more. Sarah has also spent time living in Italy and Australia, writing as she traveled.