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ACR: App Helps Manage Fibromyalgia Through Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Benefits include patient well-being and improved fibromyalgia symptoms and function

Obinutuzumab Preserves Kidney Function in Lupus Nephritis

Reduction seen in risk for developing composite kidney outcome

Male, Female Veterans Have Increased Prevalence of Arthritis

Increased prevalence seen for men and women aged 18 to 44 and 45 to 64 years

ACR: Incidence of Atrioventricular Block Increased With High Levels of Anti-SSA/Ro Antibodies

Incidence of atrioventricular block increased with higher antibody levels, reaching 7.7 percent in top quartile of anti-60 kD SSA-Ro

Oral Contraceptives May Protect Against Rheumatoid Arthritis

In contrast, use of menopausal hormone therapy may increase the risk for late-onset rheumatoid arthritis

CDC Advisors Recommend Masks in Hospitals Without Naming Type

Health care workers frustrated that the draft recommendation does not specify what kind of mask should be worn

Methotrexate Reduces Pain in Hand Osteoarthritis With Synovitis

Researchers note moderate but potentially clinically meaningful effect on reducing hand pain

Critics Slam Updated Infection Control Recommendations for Hospitals

Health care workers worry whether the guidelines are protecting a hospital's bottom line rather than worker health

Affording Health Care Now a Struggle for Half of Americans: Poll

More than half delayed or skipped care because of concerns about costs

Health Care Workers Reported More Days of Poor Mental Health in 2022

2018 to 2022 saw increase in days of poor mental health and in percentage reporting feeling burnout very often