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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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    If you’re an active person, a pestering knee injury can put a real damper on everyday activities. Without functioning knees, you’ll lack the basic ...

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    Hospice care seeks to improve the quality of life for a terminally ill person whose medical treatments have been exhausted. Usually, these patients ...

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  • The Harmful Side Effects of Sitting All Day

    Sedentary behavior is at an all-time high, and it’s no wonder. With all the sitting we do in the car, at work, not to mention on the couch at home ...

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  • How Your Desk Job Is Causing You Pain

    It may surprise you to learn how a job with few physical demands, if any, can be so taxing on the body. Of course, working at a job where you must ...

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  • Paying It Forward: A Physical Therapist's Inspirational Journey

    In 2004, Dani Burt was 19 years old when she crashed her motorcycle into a guardrail, launching her off the side of a cliff. Luckily, Dani did not ...

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