Health Library

Health Library

Rheumatoid Arthritis - Hand

Chronic rheumatoid arthritis can exist over a long period of time and it is one example the many chronic rheumatism conditions. Treatment for RA can include medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), corticosteroids, and disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs).

Health Encyclopedia -Search by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Baby Due Date Tool
Clinical Wizard:
Quiz: Prediabetes Quiz
Risk Assesment: Understanding Your Response to Stress

Today in Health News

Health Highlights: Oct. 6, 2015

Almost 2 Million Boxes of Cheerios Recalled

Health Tip of the Day

Exercise Intensity

How can you determine the intensity of your workout? Take the talk test. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, if you can comfortably carry on a conversation while exercising, you are working out at a moderate intensity level. If you want to pick it up to a vigorous pace, the test is that you're too out of breath to talk. (If you can sing while working out, your intensity level is light.)

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

Health Centers

Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

Your Family

Men's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.

Sign Up Today for Free e-Newsletters

Find a doctor or make an appointment:
General Information: (314) 747-3000
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110
© Copyright 1997-2015, Barnes-Jewish Hospital. All Rights Reserved.