Advances in RA research are making the chances of your disease going into remission much better. Studies show that treating RA early and aggressively may be best, rather than starting with milder medications and working up to stronger drugs.


The Osteoporosis-RA Connection

People with RA are more likely to develop osteoporosis — a condition that makes bones more likely to break. 

7 Famous People With Rheumatoid Arthritis

From Kathleen Turner to famous artists and scientists, take a look at others with rheumatoid arthritis. 

Finding the Right Treatment for RA

As difficult as it may be, remember to be patient. It can take some time before finding the best treatment for you.

COPD and RA: Is There a Connection?

RA and COPD sometimes occur together, and they have something in common—smoking.

Your RA Education

Rheumatoid Arthritis Flares

Help manage flares by working with your rheumatologist, eating right, getting more rest, and staying active.

How RA Can Affect Your Eyes

While RA mostly attacks your joints, it can affect other parts of your body, including your eyes.

Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis

The following guidelines can help you work with your doctor to find the best treatment.

Ease Your RA Pain

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What to Eat to Ease Your RA

Restricting meat and gluten is one place to start; eating more fish can help, too.

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