July 24, 2014

BREAKING NEWS

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Reduce Osteoarthritis Severity in Mice

A study conducted by Duke Medicine found that mice with osteoarthritis who consumed a supplement of omega-3 fatty acids had healthier joints than mice who consumed a diet of saturated fats and omega-6 fatty acids.

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Don't Snooze? You lose.
IN CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH

Don't Snooze? You lose.

Individuals diagnosed with arthritis are about three times more likely than those without arthritis to experience sleep problems. Sufficient deep sleep is crucial for overall health, especially for those dealing with arthritis and related conditions.

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Anemia and Arthritis
ARTHRITIS AND RELATED CONDITIONS

Anemia and Arthritis

Anemia is the most common blood disorder in America, and many factors put people with arthritis at an increased risk. It is estimated that as many as 60% of people with rheumatoid arthritis have anemia, as do about half of people with lupus. Anemia is also linked to many of the drugs used to treat arthritis, so it's a good idea for people with RA and other autoimmune disorders to know how to spot and treat anemia.

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Black Beans and Tortillas
FEATURED RECIPE

Black Beans and Tortillas

Simple ingredients and prep make this delicious meal a perfect weekday option for busy families. Black beans are a great vegetarian source of protein, while fresh veggies add flavor and nutrients.

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FEATURED DEFINITION

Adhesive Capsulitis

A condition that causes the capsule of connective tissue that encases the shoulder to become stiff, resulting in a limited range of motion. Often called "frozen shoulder," adhesive capsulitis is more common in women 40–70 years old.

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