Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds

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LONDON — The real life Lucy from the Beatles’ song “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” has died after a long fight against lupus. Read More: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gAbXFXFF8Jy8BrOgximM9cVE3nTwD9B0BLHG2

Joint Of The Month: Articulatio Talocruralis

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Articulatio Talocruralis The ankle, or talocrural joint, is a synovial hinge joint that connects the distal ends of the tibia and fibula in the lower limb with the proximal end of the talus bone in the foot. The articulation between the tibia and the talus bears more weight than between the smaller fibula and the talus. September’s “Joint of the …

Arthritis Foundation WPA: Weathering Arthritis

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Some people insist it is more reliable than the 5-day forecast; others swear it is an old wives’ tale. I remember my boss telling me that when he was young, he thought arthritis meant that his grandmother could predict when it was going to rain. So what IS the truth about weather and arthritis? Read More Having just gone through …

Elimination Diet Update (Bad Glutens!)

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Yesterday Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy went downtown to the central post office – this required him to walk a couple of large city blocks. Within minutes, every joint in my body was burning in pain. I had not felt like this in a long time. I immediately called my physical therapist to ask if she could squeeze me into her busy …

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I don’t want to say that RA has become a more prominent part of my life. Just like my cleft chin, I know it’s there but I don’t necessary pay attention to it. I have, however, become more a part of a community of people who are dealing with RA. Read More: http://carlascorner.wordpress.com/2009/09/28/another-day-in-the-life/. The longer I live with Rheumatoid Arthritis, …