When you have arthritis pain, you need relief. But with so many warnings in
the news about painkillers, it's hard to know the best choice. Many medications
that ease arthritis pain have the potential for health risks, including
increased risk for heart attack, stomach problems, or infections.
You have difficult decisions to make, whether you're fighting pain from
osteoarthritis that comes with age -- or pain from rheumatoid arthritis, a
debilitating immune disorder. Do you somehow tough out...
Patience White, MD, chief public health officer, Arthritis Foundation.
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