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Lupus vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis: How Are They Different?
Lupus vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis: How Are They Different?

Although lupus is not considered a form of arthritis, it includes arthritis as one of its main symptoms, so it’s no wonder people get confused between the two. Lupus and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are both autoimmune diseases in which the body’s immune system attacks its own ...

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    • The Long-Term Effects of a Concussion

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      Many people with chronic pain have tried a variety of treatments without experiencing any success. If that’s you, you’re probably discouraged—but we ...

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      What Is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic, currently incurable disorder that produces musculoskeletal pain, lethargy, and sensitivity in various ...

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      According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, Second Edition, about 80% of adults and ...

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