It’s been a while since we covered a story about lupus, but we just heard about an encouraging development in Washington. The U.S. Senate Labor-Health and Human Services-Education Appropriations Subcommittee just released details concerning its 2015 spending bill, and the news is definitely positive for people living with and working… Read More
A new study suggests that including more Omega-3 fatty acids in your diet may help reduce your risk of developing osteoarthritis (OA). A team of researchers from Duke University has presented compelling evidence to support the benefits that eating this healthy type of fat may hold for long-term joint health.… Read More
Did you know that there are more than one million people living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the United States? This chronic autoimmune disease has been the topic of several posts on this blog, but today we’re going to take a step back and examine how one might be able… Read More
On this blog, we’ve spent a lot of time discussing the benefits that can people living with chronic conditions (like these) can realize when they take steps to eat well and stay active. Research has provided more than enough solid evidence to support the old saying “treat your body like… Read More
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new report that shows the current prevalence of gestational diabetes could be as high as 9.2% in the U.S. Hopefully more women have been picking up yogurt when they go to the grocery store.
According to Carla DeSisto, the… Read More
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition that affects nearly half of all Americans over the age of 40. It’s also the leading cause of chronic disability in the country, making it the primary focus of many clinical research studies. Specialists have developed a range of therapies and medications to help millions… Read More
As summer has gotten into full swing, we should all take a moment to remember that June is HIV/AIDS Awareness Month. This virus has had quite a destructive impact in just over three decades, and it continues to affect the lives of millions around the globe. That’s why we’re asking… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be a crippling disease, but we’ve also learned that patients can make their lives significantly better by incorporating more healthy lifestyle choices into their daily routines. Even if you have not been diagnosed with this chronic condition, this advice will help mitigate your risk.
As the… Read More
A team of researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham are collaborating with the Global Healthy Living Foundation’s arthritis support community CreakyJoints.org to conduct a clinical study for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The news has been met with widespread enthusiasm especially considering the timely delivery during this year’s Arthritis Awareness… Read More
We’ve discussed this at length in the past, but statins have been a serious point of contention when it comes to treating high cholesterol. Some people have been taking statins for years as an effective means of managing their cholesterol levels. However, there are some patients in which this commonly… Read More