Medication & Supplements

Tackle the Flu

As baseball season comes to an end and football season ramps up, we also find ourselves at the start of flu season.  This year, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is encouraging all Missourians to "Stay in the game. Get vaccinated." and Tackle the Flu! Want to know more about flu symptoms, recommendations …

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Get Assistance in Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace

With the opening of the Health Insurance Marketplace on October 1, there has been much media attention provided to the difficulty of navigating the website.  There are four options available for applying for health care coverage: Apply online (https://www.healthcare.gov/marketplace/individual/) Apply by phone – 1-800-318-2596 or TTY 1-855-889-4325 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) …

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New MOArthritis.org Feature! Self-Management Toolkit

Many people are affected by one or more chronic health condition, such as arthritis, asthma, diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure.  There are also many family members who act as a caregiver for individuals affected by a chronic disease.  Actively engaging in one’s health, through self-management techniques and physical activities, can help to improve …

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Medicare Open Enrollment Period Ends Tomorrow!

It's not too late to review your Medicare plan during the Open Enrollment period (October 15 – December 7).  The Open Enrollment period allows individuals with Medicare to review their plan, choose a health and/or prescription plan, or change to a new health and/or prescription plan.  One of the greatest things about the Open Enrollment …

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Improvements and Savings for Those with Medicare

For individuals who have Medicare, new things are happening to make life a little sweeter.  Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (2010 health care law), people with Medicare have received financial savings on prescription drugs since the law was enacted.  The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently highlighted these savings of over $4.1 …

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An A to Z Guide to Arthritis

One of the most effective ways to manage a chronic health condition like arthritis, asthma, diabetes, heart disease, or high blood pressure, is to become an effective self-manager.  The folks at Arthritis Today magazine have put together a listing from A-Z of 26 things you can do to get started on self-managing your arthritis.  You …

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Fish Oil’s Benefit to Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

New research suggests there may be even more benefits than previously thought from taking fish oil. The ingredient focused on in the research was DHA, heavily present in fish oil. Scientists looked at how the substance works in the human body. Read more about the finding here.

FDA Addresses Cancer Risk for Children Taking Arthritis Meds

Children suffering from such ailments as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disorder and Crohn's disease could be at risk for cancer if they take certain drugs for an extended period of time. The Food and Drug Administration plans to enhance the warning labels on medications known as tumour necrosis factor blockers, because in research findings they …

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