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Arthritis Today: "Warm Water Works Wonders on Pain," "Exercise: How Much Is Enough?" "Fish May Reduce Inflammation," "Arthritis-Friendly Kitchen Tips," "Cooking Tips from Chef Melinda Winner," "11 Shortcuts to a Clean House," "Easy to Use Tools for the Kitchen," "How to Prepare a Holiday Feast With Flare," "Tips for Better Posture," "Workplace Rights for Employees With Disabilities," "Boost Your Energy With Easy Steps," "8 Ways to Keep Bones Healthy and Strong," "Identify and Manage Your Eating Triggers," "5 Tips to Ordering Healthier Fast Food," "Lessen Your Pain While Traveling by Car," "How to Beat Fatigue," "Supplements Can Help With RA, But Choose Wisely," "Benefits of Weight Loss."
Elizabeth Baran, MSN, FNP-C, certified nurse practitioner, Duke University Health System, Durham, N.C.
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Note: Has had RA for 50 years.
Harvard School of Public Health: "Ask the Expert: Omega-3 Fatty Acids."
Hospital for Special Surgery: "Mastering the Impact of Fatigue in Rheumatoid Arthritis."
Job Accommodation Network: "Employees With Arthritis."
Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center: "Rehabilitation Management for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients."
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