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What is rheumatoid arthritis (RA)? - Medbroadcast

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is one of over 100 different types of arthritis. While most types of arthritis become more likely to occur as we age, RA can attack at any age. In fact, this particularly painful and potentially disabling type of arthritis most commonly strikes between the ages of 25 and 50, although it can strike children and teens as well.

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