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Mayo Clinic: Obesity epidemic fueling rise in rheumatoid arthritis among women

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Obesity and the painful autoimmune disorder rheumatoid arthritis are each becoming more common, raising a logical question: Could one have something to do with the other? For women, it appears there is a link, Mayo Clinic researchers say. They studied hundreds of patients and found a history of obesity puts women at significant risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.
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