Poor, Depressed, and in Pain
Having a crippling disease can be saddening for anybody. A new study shows that rheumatoid arthritis patients who are poor have a greater risk of depression.
Depression Makes the Pain Worse
Knee arthritis can be so painful that standing seems impossible. Even those with mild arthritis say they feel extreme pain, especially if they have depression.
According to a new study there are two factors that may cause this group of people to be more likely to become depressed.
A Plan to Help the Pre-existing Condition Crowd
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is increasing awareness about a health plan for uninsured Americans with pre-existing conditions created by the Affordable Care Act.