Lucille Ball & RA

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Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an American comedienne, film, television, stage and radio actress, model, film and television executive, and star of the sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show and Here’s Lucy. One of the most popular and influential stars in America during her lifetime, with one of Hollywood’s …

Services For People With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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To accompany the Services for people with rheumatoid arthritis report, the NAO has produced a DVD with patient stories covering the themes in the report. The videos from this DVD are available below. Introduction (2:09) Symptoms (3:31) Presentation to GP and Referral (6:05) Diagnosis (4:47) Impact on Life (5:42) Awareness and Reaction of Family and Friends (2:40) Self Management (3:41) …

Stomach Remedies

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Last week Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy ran out of Prilosec. Instead of immediately going to the store to get more –as I should have done – I decided that I would ride it out through the weekend and get my medicines once I was back in a commercial part of town during the week. How much harm could possibly come from …

If I Were A Car

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy loves listening to the “Car Talk” podcast every weekend. I must admit that in general I am not too into cars (I don’t own one myself). I have never been into “The Fast and the Furious”, and I probably never will be. (Pixar’s “Cars” is much more my thing.)  But still, there is something about listening to …

FDA: Arthritis Drugs Pose Cancer Risk To Children

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WASHINGTON — Federal regulators on Tuesday added stronger warnings to a group of best-selling drugs used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory diseases, saying they can increase the risk of cancer in children and adolescents. After more than a year of review, Food and Drug Administration scientists said the drugs appear to increase the risk of cancer after they are …