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Arthritis Center—Rheumatoid Arthritis

Overview | Osteoarthritis | Rheumatoid

General Overview

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes pain, swelling, stiffness, and loss of function in the joints. RA usually affects the same joint on both sides of the body. More

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Find answers in our in-depth report on RA:

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Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis

In her own words: living with rheumatoid arthritis

Read about one woman's experience with this condition.

Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis (Continued)
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Anakinra may help ease the pain of rheumatoid arthritis

Read here to learn about Kineret, a drug that is indicated for adults with moderately to severely active RA who have not found relief from other treatments

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