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Tag Archives: Rheumatoid Arthritis
The Better Living Toolkit: A new resource from the Arthritis Foundation
May is Arthritis Awareness Month. The Arthritis Foundation has introduced a new resource, the Better Living Toolkit that allows individual’s to understand their arthritic disease and develop a treatment plan unique to their individual needs with the goal to live … Continue reading
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What is arthritis?
Arthritis refers to joint pain or joint disease and can affect people of all races, genders, and ages. It may be caused by inflammation, which affects the tissue lining of the joints. Inflammation may include swelling, redness, heat, and pain … Continue reading
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Disability News Weekly Roundup Monday, Dec 2 – Friday Dec 6
Health: Reuters—Mild depression tied to diabetes complications Even mild bouts of depression may worsen the health complications that often go along with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. Canadian researchers followed more than 1,000 patients for five years … Continue reading
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Disability News Weekly Roundup Monday, Nov 18 – Friday Nov 22
Disability News Weekly Roundup Health: Science Daily— Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer at Risk of Early Aging Researchers found that frail health was associated with a greater risk for adult childhood cancer survivors of death and chronic disease. Being frail … Continue reading
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NCPAD: Helping Individuals with Disabilities Get Moving!
Here at NARIC, information specialists often receive related to exercise and disability. NARIC information specialists refer these patrons to The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD) for resources and information specifically geared toward their abilities. The NCPAD website … Continue reading
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