Recent Arthritis News

Urge Illinois Governor Rauner to Sign Senate Bill 455!

Gov. Rauner of Illinois has yet to sign Senate Bill 455 – An Amendment to the Pharmacy Practice Act. Urge him to sign this bill by sending him an email now!

The Latest on Treating Psoriatic Arthritis

For many years, psoriatic arthritis (PsA) treatment was the poor little brother of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) therapeutics. The older brother would get new clothes and shoes almost every year, but the younger child would have to be content with hand-me-downs.

Patriots’ Dominique Easley helps sister tackle fibromyalgia head on

Like many 16-year-olds, Destinee Easley considers a perfect day to be one in which she gets to hang out with her friends, maybe spend some time dancing with them or in a Zumba class with her mother, Erica.

Helping Your Child With Juvenile Arthritis

Colic, rashes, ear infections – as a new parent, health concerns for your children inevitably crop up.

Olympic Gold Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee Sets the Record Straight About Opioid-Induced Constipation

During my time as a world-class Olympic track and field athlete, I competed at the highest possible level over the course of a 20-year period – but a rigorous Olympic career can take a toll on one’s body.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Also Ease Vitiligo

Case study showed tofacitinib cleared up skin pigmentation loss in woman after just 2 months

AN ILLNESS NOT JUST FOR OLD PEOPLE

REXBURG — It started in her back – paralyzing pain that sprang from seemingly nowhere.

Congressional Committee Voted to Eliminate AHRQ

On June 17, 2015 a Congressional committee voted to eliminate funding for the AHRQ, the only federal agency dedicated to patient-centered research.

Injuries Up Risk of Psoriatic Arthritis for People With Psoriasis

Injuries increase the risk of psoriatic arthritis in people who have psoriasis, a new study suggests. Psoriatic arthritis — chronic arthritis associated with the skin condition psoriasis — can lead to severe, disabling joint damage. About 30 percent of people with psoriasis develop psoriatic arthritis, according to the researchers.

The Problem With Drug Recalls

Without full responsibility for patient safety, it is too easy for manufacturers to continue to save dollars instead of lives.