• Top in rheumatology: Over-the-counter therapy for joint pain; Fair Access in Residency Act

    10 days ago - By Healio

    The University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging revealed that 70% of people aged 50 years or older experience joint pain to some extent. Among them, two-thirds said they use over-the-counter therapies to manage the pain.
    According to Beth Wallace, MD, MS, a rheumatologist at the VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, many of these patients are receiving inadequate treatment information from their health care providers.
    “Sixty percent of those taking two or more substances for their joint pain said their health care provider hadn't talked with them about risks, or they couldn't
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