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Arthritis Care Launches Website for Inspire Magazine

On June 4, 2014 Niki wrote: Sharing this news to you all that I just read in this news article found hereĀ from Arthritis Care's newsroom. Arthritis Care launches new website for it's Inspire magazine. "Says Joel Budgen of Arthritis Care, 'We launched our Inspire magazine last year and the content has proved very popular with [...]

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Input on Knee Replacements for Rheumatoid Arthritis Member Discussion from RA Chicks archive

June 4, 2014 Knee replacements? Member looking for your input: I had my right knee replaced 3 weeks ago. I still walk with a limp and cannot straighten it completely. I couldn't straighten it prior to the surgery because my RA was so bad. I'm wondering if the point I'm at in physical therapy is [...]

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Sign the Petition to Keep Facebook Free for Non-Profits

Your help is needed! Take a minute to sign this petition from Creaky Joints (https://www.facebook.com/creakyjoints) and share! On RA Chicks : Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis Facebook page alone we are now only reaching 1/3 to 1/4 of our members weekly. Sad :( To read & sign the petition to keep Facebook free for non-profits: http://chn.ge/1iBCdAk [...]

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Super Arthgold arthritis supplement product recalled

May 1, 2014 Niki wrote: Arthritis supplement recall info from Arthritis Foundation passing it along. "Arthritis Supplement Recalled Due to Undeclared Drug Ingredients FDA analysis found Super Arthgold is contaminated with several drugs that could cause adverse reactions, potentially fatal." Read the full article from Arthritis Today here: Arthritis Supplement Recalled Due to Undeclared Drug [...]

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Scared to Try Medications Advice for Alternative Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis member discussion

April 30, 2014 Advice or suggestions? Newly diagnosed looking for some helpful input: Hi I'm newly diagnosed with RA my doc wants to start me on medication but I am so against it...anyone out there not taking medication that can give advice on maybe some alternative methods?? As always thank you in advance for helping [...]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Body Hair Loss Member Discussion RA Chicks

April 30, 2014 Niki wrote: We have talked about hair loss, especially with the medications we take, a lot but mostly focus on hair loss on head. Well we are women and we care more about that hair anyway. ;) I have received several messages in the past two weeks about hair loss not on [...]

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