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B-I-N-G-O June 29, 2009 Rheumatoid Arthritis Guy is pleased to present Flare. Have you ever found yourself in the middle of yet another flare and thought to yourself “How can I possibly have any fun?” Now you have the answer. Play Flare! Read More:

Days Without An Accident: 0

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“In this hospital based survey, one in three patients with rheumatoid arthritis reported falling in the previous 12 months. Falls were associated with self reported impairment in lower limb function.” Read more: Occurrence and risk factors for falls in rheumatoid arthritis Just yesterday, I was talking with someone about how my biggest challenge of living with rheumatoid arthritis no longer …

MyRACentral: Arthritis Awareness Month Contest

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Welcome to the fourth contest of our Arthritis Awareness Month celebration! This one’s our biggest – the prize is a $200 CVS gift certificate! The short version of the rules is this: the contest is open to US residents over the age of 18. One entry per person, the contest is open until 11:59 PM EST Tuesday May 31, 2011. …

Time To Dump Rheumatoid Factor Levels For RA Diagnosis?

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May 23, 2011 — Anti-citrullinated protein antibody (ACPA) is a better tool for classifying rheumatoid arthritis (RA) than rheumatoid factor (RF) levels are and should replace RF levels when the 2010 American College of Rheumatology/European Union League Against Rheumatism (ACR/EULAR) criteria for RA diagnosis are revised, a panel of European experts writes in the May issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism. …

The Strongest Pair Of Weak Hands, Ever!

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I have not had a flare-up in either one of my hands for almost a week now. There was period there when my hands were flaring up multiple times a day. There was no pattern to this disease activity (as least not that I could determine), and the onset of the inflammation in my hands and the tightening of the …