Rheumatoid Arthritis – Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Author: Leslie Chudomelka, Pharmacy Intern What is RA? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an alteration of the immune system resulting from an unknown cause that leads to the body mistakenly attacking itself. When immune cells attack these tissues of the body, it causes inflammation and swelling to occur that can be very painful. Chronic inflammation, can…

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10 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Self-Injection

Author: Michaela Wachal, Clinical Pharmacist  It’s perfectly normal to be nervous around needles. Many people are uncomfortable when their doctor starts talking about shots, needle sticks and syringes. It’s important that this fear does not stop you from getting the health care you need, especially if you are prescribed a self-injection medication. Self-injections are a…

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