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Arthritis

rot1Looking to Ease Arthritis Pain?
9/22/2014
Monday, September 22 (Wyatt Myers, HealthDay Reporter) -- Although the best treatment for arthritis varies from person to person, some of the
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Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study
SOURCE: University of Manchester, news release, Aug. 28, 2014
9/3/2014
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis don't take their expensive medications as prescribed, a
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Asthma

Take Action If Asthma Symptoms Persist With Medication
9/22/2014
Monday, September 22 (Wyatt Myers, HealthDay Reporter) -- Like most things, asthma drugs aren't foolproof. Though many people with asthma live
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Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study
SOURCES: Andrea Gershon, M.D., M.Sc., Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto; Norman Edelman, M.D., senior medical advisor, American Lung Association; Darcy Marciniuk, M.D., F.C.C.P., immediate past president, American College of Chest Physicians; Sept. 17, 2014, Journal of the American Medical Association
9/16/2014
TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A combination drug therapy aimed at opening the airways and reducing inflammation appears to be the
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Health Tip: Things That Can Trigger Asthma
9/4/2014
(HealthDay News) -- You're asthmatic and so is your best friend. But the things that trigger your asthma can be very different.
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