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Infographic: Rheumatoid Arthritis (Rheumatoid Disease) Facts

Infographic: Rheumatoid Arthritis (Rheumatoid Disease) Facts

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in Blog, Rheumatoid Arthritis | 0 comments

Rheumatoid Arthritis or Rheumatoid Disease Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease. People usually start out having joint pain that is “symmetrical” meaning that if the joint in the ring finger of the right hand hurts, the same joint in the left hand ring finger is painful. Redness, warmth and swelling can occur in the tender joint. Fever,...

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What’s In A Name? Rheumatoid Arthritis versus Rheumatoid Disease

What’s In A Name? Rheumatoid Arthritis versus Rheumatoid Disease

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Blog, Rheumatoid Arthritis | 3 comments

What’s in a name? A Lot A one-woman campaign has been going on since 2009**.  It’s led to a blog, a foundation, awards and an awareness day (February 2).  Yet this woman isn’t done yet! She’s on a mission to change the name and the understanding of a terrible autoimmune disease that affects over 1.3 million in the US according to data from 2009. ...

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7 Reasons Why Patients Blog

7 Reasons Why Patients Blog

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Infertility, Lung cancer, Melanoma, Prostate cancer, Stroke | 11 comments

Why do patients blog? Why do they reveal personal information and medical experiences on the Internet? 1) To Share Information Annette McKinnon, author of ‘Here’s Your Gold Watch, Rheutired,’ started her blog “to inform people about things I learned that seem obvious to me now, but were hard to learn.” Carolyn Thomas, author of “My Heart...

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