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Arthritis Today—June 1, 2016

In the May/June issue of Arthritis Today, Susan M. Goodman, MD, a rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery, provides advice on rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the following Q&A:

Question: Does RA affect how well joints and tissue heal from an injury compared to someone without RA?

Answer: Patients with RA heal as well and as quickly as others, but some of the medications, in particular corticosteroids, can delay wound healing…

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