Over 1,000 runners and walkers will be on hand at the 2016 Walk to Cure Arthritis on  May 14th at Buffalo Bayou in Houston to help support the Arthritis Foundation and its mission to cure arthritis and make it easier for people living with the disease to achieve everyday victories. As the Arthritis Foundation’s signature, national […]

According to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis is often though of as a single disease. However, it’s actually an umbrella term used for a group of…


According to CNN.com, African Americans, in general, develop more lupus nephritis than Caucasians.  Even more, they are more likely to develop end stage renal disease given the same treatment as people who are not African American.  Doctors believe lupus has a genetic component.  Read More:

Have you or someone ever joked about having aches and pains? Even if the comments were cute and humorous, about 37 million people in the U.S. are living with arthritis.

Doctors are increasingly turning to Oxycontin and similar painkillers to treat arthritis and other conditions in older people, but the drugs may not be as safe as once thought.  In addition to the increased risk of fracture, people who took opioids were more than twice as likely to have a heart attack than their counterparts… […]

Who doesn’t like to give—or get—a piece of jewelry?  But if the person you love has a joint-damaging condition, you need to keep a few things in mind.  Read More:

VIA: HealthyWomen.Org As a single, busy woman living in New York City, sick wasn’t a part of my vocabulary when I entered the last year of my 20s. Nonetheless, it soon found its way into my life. It began with a swollen toe joint, which I easily dismissed as a yoga injury. But when the […]

Via: HealthyWomen.Org Are you concerned about the health of your bones as you age? There are many treatments for bone conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis and other joint issues. Maybe the best way to treat those issues is to prevent them. Here are some ways to get you started: Work on those quads. Strengthening your […]