Healthline.com – Mothers with RA May Have Premature or Underweight Babies
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Healthline.com – Mothers with RA May Have Premature or Underweight Babies

A new study of 2 million mothers showed that moms with rheumatoid arthritis were more likely to have premature and underweight babies. I wrote an article about this new Danish rheumatology study here, at Healthline.com. Enjoy! – http://www.healthline.com/health-news/women-with-ra-more-likely-to-have-premature-babies-111814 Continue reading

Finding Faith During Times of Chaos
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Finding Faith During Times of Chaos

I’ve learned something: Illness turns many people away from God. Suffering makes many question their faith. However, these times of chaos and seemingly “ungodly” pain causes others to go the opposite direction, running towards God and embracing their faith with arms wide open. Of course, there are those of you who are agnostics and atheists, … Continue reading

Healthline.com: $6 Million Research Partnership to Focus on New Drugs for RA, Lupus
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Healthline.com: $6 Million Research Partnership to Focus on New Drugs for RA, Lupus

An exciting initiative is underway and it may benefit patients with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. This alliance includes a $6 million partnership that will focus on the research and testing of new drugs for RA and Lupus. To learn more about the AMP RA/Lupus, read my recent Healthline.com article, here: http://www.healthline.com/health-news/six-million-to-focus-on-new-drugs-for-ra-lupus-102114 Feel free to share … Continue reading

Healthline.com: On World Arthritis Day, Patients and Caregivers Come Together
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Healthline.com: On World Arthritis Day, Patients and Caregivers Come Together

World Arthritis Day was celebrated across the world on October 12th, 2014. Read more about World Arthritis Day and the various initiatives surrounding this special day, here: http://www.healthline.com/health-news/world-arthritis-day-101214 Patients and caregivers of all ages and ethnicities came together to advocate for the 100+ conditions listed under the umbrella term, “arthritis.” Learn more. Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Words and Pictures” (The RA Movie!)

I hate to do this. I really, really hate to do this. I wanted to love this movie, simply for the fact that the heroine is a woman who lives with arthritis — and not just any kind of arthritis, but rheumatoid arthritis. The reality, though, is that I did not love this movie. I’d … Continue reading