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Benefits of Regular Physical Activity
There are many health benefits to being a physically active person. Here’s a list from what you might gain from developing an exercise routine.
Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain
Over 100 million Americans live with chronic pain. If you're one of them, check out these alternative treatments to help make the pain go away.
Dangers of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
Binge drinking, especially over the course of several years, can come with severe health consequences. Here’s a list of some of the consequences of drinking too much alcohol.
Beer: The Health Benefits and Consequences
Many Americans enjoy their alcohol, spending close to $99 billion every year on beer alone. Here’s a list of potential health benefits and consequences of beer consumption.
The Vital Role of Vitamin D
Vitamin D is a nutrient that the body needs to maintain overall good health. Here are nine reasons why vitamin D plays a vital role in your health.
Depression in RA Patients May Be Higher Than Previously Reported
People with severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be depressed about their health situation and anxious about what lies ahead. A new study looked at just how many people with RA were depressed.
When Depression Accompanies RA
Coping with arthritis can be difficult, especially when patients have other conditions — such as depression — that may hinder effective treatment.
Arthritis and Depression: It's Not All In Your Head
Arthritis, which can lead to painful bones and joint damage, is a physical condition. However, according to recent research, it may also affect patients' mental health.
Deadly Depression in RA
Living with rheumatoid arthritis can take a toll on your body and your mind. If you are a rheumatoid arthritis patient living with depression, your mental health could be making your situation worse.
Anxious with Arthritis
The pain of arthritis can seem ever-present. Eventually, that pain can become more than physical; it can dampen your day and sour your mood.