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  • Nicky's Week
    RA Sushi to Host 10th Annual Nicky’s Week May 25-31
    What’s better than drinking wine?Drinking wine for a good cause, of course!And it doesn’t get much better than St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, where thanks to community support; no family ever pays for anything....
  • Lullwater performs on Critical Mass tour in Madison
    Lullwater rock Madison's Inferno
    The Critical Mass tour kicked off at the Inferno in Madison, Wis., on Feb. 26. The tour features Lullwater, Adakain and Ra. It was a show that offered three alternative styles that came together for a full night of music. The tour runs through mid...
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    Breastfeeding protects against rheumatoid arthritis
    Among women, RA is more likely to develop when reproductive hormonal levelsare changing, such as in the first few months following a pregnancy andaround the time of menopause.Study findings of breastfeeding andrheumatoidarthritisA number of...
  • ACR
    RA affects everyone, even returning citizens
    Hard numbers of returning citizens who have rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are difficult to come by, but one DC resident knows about the disease all too well.Milton Howard is a returning citizen who lives in Anacostia and also suffers from rheumatoid...
  • Gardening Tips for Arthritis Sufferers
    Gardening tips for Arthritis sufferers
    Pain-free tips for a beautiful gardenSo you’re gardening? And you’re following all the best gardening tips. Arthritisshouldn'tprevent it. Many people relish a mud-covered workout among the Supertunias and ferns. Several turn to...
  • Pregnancy and Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Safe medications for RA patients during pregnancy
    During pregnancy, symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis can improve or go away, however, it may not be possible to stop taking all medications that treat or relieve RA symptoms, especially if those medications prevent a flare.It is important to tailor...
  • Kate Snyder overcomes JRA to swim
    High school swimmer overcomes disease to succeed
    It's not easy dealing with any disease. It's even more difficult while blossoming into a young adult to be diagnosed with a potentially limiting disease. What makes it even worse is when your goals include competing in college athletics,...
  • Simon Curtis R∆
    Simon Curtis' "R∆"
    Rarely is it that an album keeps me completely hooked from start to finish. That said, R∆ is one of the few that has. This was originally going to be a track-by-track, but I can't cite any low points on this CD. Simon Curtis has the story of a...
  • Ra Sushi at Fashion Show Mall, across from the Wynn
    Best Sushi: Ra Sushi at Fashion Show Mall, pt. 2
    Ra Sushi's food and drink revealed...Be sure to check out Part 1 for Ra's cover review.To DrinkGinger Blossom: A sweet, earthy tastes makes for a refreshing drink that goes great with any order.Red Lotus: For fruity cocktail lovers, this...
  • Ra Sushi at Fashion Show Mall, across from the Wynn
    Best Sushi: Ra Sushi at Fashion Show Mall, pt. 1
    Japanese fare takes on a modern tone with innovative creations and a thumping vibe. Their recently remodeled menu uses ingredients like guacamole, ceviche, and fried lotus root to put pizzazz into Japanese fusion. Those not looking for sushi can...
  • When RA, the Rugged Man, mopped the floor with L'il Floyd Mayweather Jr.
    When RA, the Rugged Man, mopped the floor with L'il Floyd Mayweather Jr.
    I have stop living a lie and so does Floyd Mayweather Jr.He is not undefeated in the public arena, only in the prize ring.He is undefeated, by virtue of abudant skill combined with slick opponent selection, in the ring.But, lest we forget, in...
  • Butterfly
    Is stress making your arthritis worse?
    Life is full of the unexpected and the stress that may follow. Stress can also a part of everyday life. Work, family, finances and relationships can offer situations that put a strain on day to day life. How an individual deals with a negative...
  • Arthritis
    Attend Let's Talk RA: Roundtable discussion
    Do you have Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? Considered an autoimmune disease, RA can attack the joints and internal organs of those that live with this disease. The fatigue that accompanies RA, goes beyond the feeling of being tired. It can make...
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    RA patients may hold key to Alzheimer's Disease: New study
    While most Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) patients may agree that there is little to celebrate when it comes to this disease, a recent study shows that there may be an unexpected silver lining to that cloud. A signaling protein released by Rheumatoid...
  • Raise funds for the Arthritis Foundation and you may enjoy a trip to Cancun.
    One lucky winner will go to Cancun for 7 nights!
    Those who are familiar with the Arthritis Foundation may know that the Jingle Bell Run is not far off. Teams and individuals are getting registered and making plans for a fun filled day. This year something special has been added to the mix....