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Jeanine’s joints

By Margaret Jaworski Photo Courtesy of Jeanine Yutani: Jeanine Yutani (far right) with fellow riders Justin Baker and Laurie MillerThree years running, Jeanine Yutani biked from San Francisco to Los Angeles, one of 200 participants...

Study: Funding, Access to Care Needed for Rheumatoid Arthritis

The nonprofit Rheumatoid Patient Foundation recently released a white paper on the results of a survey of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, "Unmasking Rheumatoid Disease: The Patient Experience of Rheumatoid Arthritis." RA activist Kelly Young...
Woman's Hands Rheumatoid Arthritis

Living Easier with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an immune disease characterized by inflammation of the lining of the joints (synovium).By Margaret JaworskiThe persistent inflammation leads to painful stiffness, redness, and swelling in the joints that over time...
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Technological Advances in Ankle Replacement Surgery

Hip and knee replacements total over three quarters of a million annually, but until now, ankle surgeries were rarely performed. Replacement techniques have changed dramatically in recent years and have given doctors new ways...