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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.

By Lene Andersen, MSW
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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.

By Diane Domina
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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.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN