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Neck stiffness.

Good Morning, Stiff Joints! Let’s Have a Better Day

A good night’s sleep is great for your RA, but that long period of inactivity can mean waking with stiff, sluggish-to-move joints. Try these tricks for easing morning stiffness, giving you a jump start to your day.

Thermometer in summer.

Climate Change and Suicide: Is There a Link?

Research suggests there’s a strong connection between hot weather and higher suicide rates. With projected average temperature increases due to climate change, also called global warming, this correlation could lead to an additional 21,000 suicides in the United States and Mexico by 2050.

Man sweating outside in the sun.

Sluggish Brain? Blame It on the Summer Heat

If the summers get hot where you live, you’re probably familiar with lethargy. But did you know that high temperatures can also slow down your ability to think?

Woman drinking water while exercising.

Exercising Safely During Summer Months

Exercise is vital for improving heart health. Use these steps to maintain a safe and fun exercise routine through the summer months.

Gestational diabetes in a book surrounded by medicine.

Can Hot Weather Spark Gestational Diabetes?

Hot weather may increase your risk for a form of hyperglycemia that happens during pregnancy, according to this study.