Sleep Hygiene Strategies

Matthew Reed, PT, MPT, CMTPT The health benefits of quality sleep, and risks associated with sleep deprivation, are wide-ranging and well-understood, and we cherish that feeling of rejuvenation after a night of productive sleep. Yet, for many, a good night’s sleep is hard to come by, and we often rise in the morning feeling unrested […]

Rheum Fun

Exercising your brain is great for overall health! Try our Rheum Fun crossword puzzle. To assist with answering the questions visit WashingtonArthritis.com. Locate the newsletter tab on our home page to read the latest edition of Rheumors that includes hints to answering the questions. Do we have you stumped? Find all the answers in the same […]

Washington Update- What’s New: The Trump Admin. Released Preliminary Ideas About Reducing Drug Prices In The US

Angus B. Worthing, MD, FACP, FACR @AngusWorthing You may have heard that in the past few months, the Trump Administration has released preliminary ideas about reducing drug prices in the US through major changes in the various drug distribution systems (like Medicare Part B, the program for drugs patients receive in doctors’ offices). The administration […]

Pneumonia Vaccines – Prevnar13® (PCV13) and Pneumovax23® (PPSV23)

By Justin Peng, MD, FACR Pneumococcal infections, including pneumonia, are a leading cause of hospitalizations, morbidity and mortality here in the U.S. There are many different types of pneumococci, but the most commonly identified cause of pneumonia hospitalizations in the U.S. is the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae, also called pneumococcus. Vaccination against these organisms reduces the […]

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