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Rheumatoid Arthritis Shortens Life Expectancy
Rheumatoid arthritis can shorten life expectancy.
Lower Mortality: Obese RA Patients or Thin RA Patients?
You may think the answer is obvious, but think again. A team of researchers has reported that obese and overweight patients with rheumatoid arthritis had "paradoxically lower death rates than normal weight or thin RA patients." The result was clearly unexpected.
The Effect of Rheumatoid Arthritis on Mortality
Newer treatments may have an effect on rheumatoid arthritis and mortality.
Life Expectancy and Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis patients have a shorter life expectancy than the general population.
Mercy Killing or Senseless Suicide?
03/10/1998, Dr. Jack Kevorkian helped a rheumatoid arthritis sufferer and a fibromyalgia sufferer end their lives.