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Help with High-Cost Medications

 Subscribers OnlyThe cost of prescription drugs in the United States is steadily rising, and some medications are particularly...

Time for a Flu Shot

 Subscribers OnlyPeople with inflammatory arthritis, such as rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis, have a higher risk of developing...

Thaw Out Frozen Shoulder

 Subscribers OnlyPain and stiffness in your shoulder that limits mobility can have several possible causes. One of them is a frozen...

Reactive Arthritis & NSAIDs

I’ve been diagnosed with reactive arthritis. Is this a chronic condition or will it go away? I’ve been...

Osteoarthritis vs. Osteoporosis

The two conditions osteoarthritis and osteoporosis sound very similar, and many people get confused. While they share...

Wrist Surgery & Lyme Disease

Rheumatoid arthritis commonly affects the hands and wrists. Medications and nondrug measures, such as physical...

Stop Worrying and Start Walking

 Subscribers OnlyThere’s no doubt that movement helps joints. But pain, weakness and fear of falling may get in the way of being...

The Challenge of Fibromyalgia

Even though no blood, imaging or other test can confirm a diagnosis of fibromyalgia, it is a real medical condition,...

Gardening with Arthritis

 Subscribers OnlyIf arthritis is making it difficult to continue enjoying the pleasures of cultivating a garden, you will probably...

In The News: May 2017

Some bone loss occurs in everyone with age. For women at menopause, this process speeds up. A study published in the...

Osteoporotic Spine Fractures

 Subscribers OnlyFor people with the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, the greatest concern is a broken bone. Once the bones of the...

Diet Advice for Gout Sufferers

 Subscribers OnlyMany people mistakenly believe that gout is caused by overindulging in rich foods. But this is not true. What you eat...

5 Tips for Coping with Fatigue

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) causes pain, swelling and stiffness in joints. But RA can cause other symptoms as well, one...

NSAIDs and Heart Disease

 Subscribers OnlyNSAIDs can be effective, but they are not completely benign. There are possible side effects, most commonly stomach...