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How Rheumatoid Arthritis Differs From Osteoarthritis

Most people with arthritis have osteoarthritis, which commonly occurs with age. But there's another type called rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a serious autoimmune disease. The two are often confused—which can be frustrating for those with RA. View slideshow
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10 Ways Rheumatoid Arthritis Affects the Body

Although often mistaken for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.3 million Americans. View slideshow
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8 Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a serious autoimmune disease that attacks the joints and other body parts. Here are some tricky rheumatoid arthritis symptoms and hints that they’re due to RA and not some other condition. View slideshow
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10 Health Risks Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), be on the lookout for other health problems associated with the autoimmune disorder. View slideshow
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11 Famous People With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Here is a list of famous people who’ve battled the disease in recent history. (The first confirmed cases of RA were probably in the late 1800s.) View slideshow