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Autoimmune Diseases in the Era of COVID-19: What You Need to Know

By |2020-11-05T15:16:12-05:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus|Tags: , , , |

By Mutahir Abidi, MD Millions of Americans take medications to suppress their immune system to treat an autoimmune disease, like rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or lupus. Out of fear of contracting the COVID-19 virus, these patients may be tempted to stop taking these medications to boost their immunity. However, this [...]

Hot Shots: New Injectable Treatment Options for Arthritis Pain

By |2022-05-10T13:43:56-04:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

There’s good news for the more than 54 million Americans who have been diagnosed with some form of arthritis: a new class of medications are providing quick, safe relief from pain and swelling. Types of Arthritis There are more than 100 types of arthritic conditions. Symptoms include inflammation and [...]

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