Massachusetts Arthritis News

New Therapy Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new oral medication for clinically active psoriatic arthritis. read more

The PRE-RA Family Study Wants Your Help

Help researchers identify effective ways to screen for and prevent RA and receive two Amazon gift cards. Find out if you are qualified and registration information by clicking the link here: read more

Launch of the Arthritis Foundation HealthCare Toolkit

Open enrollment in the new state Health Insurance Marketplaces began October 1, 2013. The Arthritis Foundation is helping consumers with arthritis understand the new Marketplace health care options and what they need to consider as a person living with arthritis. A special toolkit is available, which includes a detailed checklist of questions and considerations that an individual with arthritis should ask when selecting a health insurance plan in the Marketplace. To learn more about the Arthritis Foundation’s Health Insurance Marketplace Toolkit and other health care resources visit the link below or call: 1-800-318-2596 read more

Better Choices, Better Health for Arthritis

Get the support you need to manage your arthritis pain. Try a new interactive online workshop that gives you the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage your arthritis. Better Choices, Better Health for Arthritis can help you live better. In fact, the program has been proven to: • reduce pain • ease fear, frustration and worry about your arthritis • decrease activity limitations • improve your ability and confidence to manage your arthritis Learn more about Better Choices, Better Health for Arthritis and sign up today at read more

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