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    Rheumatoid Arthritis Prevention

    There is no known way to prevent rheumatoid arthritis, although progression of the disease usually can be stopped or slowed by early, aggressive treatment.

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by David Zelman, MD on February 18, 2016

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