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If You're a Woman With RA, You're Susceptible to Other Conditions

It's not enough that you live with RA — if you are a woman with RA it opens up your immune system to other chronic conditions. But, unlike with RA, there are things you can do to prevent these comorbidities.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

U.S. Liver Cancer Death Rate Skyrockets

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that liver cancer deaths climbed an astonishing 43 percent from 2000 to 2016 in the United States, while overall cancer deaths declined during this same period.

By Diane Domina

Pantry and Fridge Spring Cleaning: Ticket to Weight Loss

Springtime is the perfect time to focus on cleaning and organizing your fridge and pantry. Try these tips to help create order in your kitchen and inspire weight loss.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

How Severe Asthma Differs for Women

Research shows that the severity of asthma, including hospitalizations and mortality, are higher for women than men.

By Stephanie Stephens

The Scoop on Powdered Collagen Supplements

The chronic illnesses that benefit from collagen, including tips on how to buy the best.

By Nancy Monson

Obesity’s Negative Impact on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Research suggests that RA patients with high BMI suffer higher rates of disability, other problems.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Get More Sleep to Lose Weight

People who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have a low metabolism and be overweight.

By Mary Shomon

How to Lose Weight When You're Hypothyroid

Losing weight can be hard when you’re hypothyroid. Here are some key tips for success.

By Mary Shomon

Weight Loss Challenges for Thyroid Patients

It’s important to understand these five key challenges to weight loss when you have a thyroid condition.

By Mary Shomon

Childhood Obesity Heralds BIG Diabetes Risk

Big wake-up call! Childhood obesity appears to nearly quadruple the danger of developing Type 2 diabetes.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.