August 7, 2014

BREAKING NEWS

Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Vascular Disease

Individuals with polymyalgia rheumatica, one of the most common inflammatory rheumatological conditions, are 2.5 times more likely to contract a vascular disease, according to a new study published online in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

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Caring For Yourself Emotionally
EMOTIONAL HEALTH

Caring For Yourself Emotionally

Arthritis and other chronic conditions can cause depression and anxiety. Making an effort to maintain good emotional health, on the other hand, can make your physical symptoms improve. Social support, exercise, relaxation, mindfulness, and psychotherapy can all contribute to better emotional health and therefore overall well-being.

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RA in Young Adults
DAILY LIVING

RA in Young Adults

Rheumatoid arthritis can appear at any age, and for people who are diagnosed young, RA can affect many of their lives' biggest decisions, like what to study in school and what careers to pursue. Certain adjustments may have to be made, but it is important for young people to take advantage of the resources available to them so they can achieve their educational and professional goals.

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Posole
FEATURED RECIPE

Posole

Posole, a traditional Mexican soup, will spice up any dinner menu. Originally prepared only for special occasions, this dish is sophisticated enough for a party and simple enough for a weeknight dinner.

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FEATURED DEFINITION

DXA

Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry is a test for measuring bone mineral density. It is used to check bone strength in individuals who are at risk for osteoporosis and to monitor osteoporosis treatments to see if they are making bones stronger.

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