Arthritis Symptoms

Why Is Rheumatoid Arthritis More Common in Women?

Marilyn Linton | Posted 02.16.2014 | Canada Living
Marilyn Linton

Rheumatoid arthritis affects two to three women for every man. Why women get RA and other forms of arthritis more than men is one of the tasks that Canada's Arthritis and Autoimmune Research Centre has set for itself.

A Recipe for Success: Five Tips for Cooking with Arthritis

Melinda Winner | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada Living
Melinda Winner

In my 20s, I was living life to the fullest, when one night I woke up with unbearable pain that left me unable to even move my legs. I was referred to a rheumatologist and diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). At 25, I thought this meant my life was over. Most of all, I was terrified that I would have to give up doing the one thing I loved the most: cooking.