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The American Chronic Pain Association

What is the American Chronic Pain Association? The following information is from the American Chronic Pain Association’s website. Since 1980, the ACPA has offered peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and healthcare … Continue reading

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Screen Yourself for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Is your hand pain from Rheumatoid Arthritis? You can check for the possibility that you might have rheumatoid arthritis (RA).  Usually one or more finger knuckle joints is swollen. This swelling may be in the middle or large knuckles of your hands … Continue reading

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Infection Rates with Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications – TNF Drugs

What are TNF Blockers? The five medications below are often called called ‘TNF-blockers’ and are used for rheumatoid arthritis and certain other arthritic diseases (TNF stands for tumor necrosis factor, a protein – we all have naturally in our systems, but if … Continue reading

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