What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disorder and autoimmune disease that affects the lining of the joints, causing pain, swelling, redness, fever, fatigue and other symptoms. RA typically affects joints in the hands and feet, but can affect other joints as well.Read More
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Can rheumatoid arthritis cause heart disease?
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