March 19, 2015

BREAKING NEWS

DMARD Patients May Retain Remission After Treatment Ends

A recent study of people whose rheumatoid arthritis (RA) was in remission found that more than half maintained that status for one year after tapering or discontinuing treatment with disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs).

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Getting a Good Night's Sleep
DAILY LIVING

Getting a Good Night's Sleep

If you have no problem getting to sleep, staying asleep, or waking up rested, consider yourself lucky. For many people with arthritis, pain, stiffness, and stress contribute to sleep problems, which can leave them feeling tired and groggy and put them at higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, and other serious health problems. Fortunately, there are strategies that can help you sleep better.

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Have a Seat: Finding the Right Chair
HEALTH CARE AND SELF-MANAGEMENT

Have a Seat: Finding the Right Chair

It's easy to think a chair is just a chair, but a chair you use a lot can affect your spine, joints, legs, and arms. At home or at work, most people spend a significant amount of time sitting, and having the right (or wrong) chair can make a big difference in your quality of life. So much depends on the seat you're in, and it's not just a question of comfort—it’s a matter of health.

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Pork loin with potatoes
FEATURED RECIPE

Pork loin with potatoes

A hearty meal with all of the favorite fixings for pork, this roasted pork loin combines a lot of flavors. With two kinds of potatoes, plus the sweetness of cinnamon and apples, you'll add this to your regular recipe rotation.

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FEATURED DEFINITION

Biologic Response Modifiers

Drugs for treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and related conditions that mimic the effects of proteins that are naturally manufactured by the body’s immune system.

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