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Tests and Procedures: Rheumatoid Factor

Overview A rheumatoid factor test measures the amount of rheumatoid factor in your blood. Rheumatoid factors are proteins produced by your immune system that can attack healthy tissue in your body. High levels of rheumatoid factor in the blood are most often associated with autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and Sjogren’s syndrome. But rheumatoid […]

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U.S. Passes 3 Million Coronavirus Cases

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. surpassed 3 million on Wednesday as the nation logged record rises in daily infections. The grim milestone, tallied by researchers at John Hopkins University, came almost exactly a month after the U.S. passed 2 million COVID-19 cases. The U.S. has the world’s highest number of reported cases […]

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Zoom Is Really Triggering My Eating Disorder

Instead of listening to soothing words from a therapist while facing my cheeks, I’m supposed to be making solid points to my CEO about the future of a multimillion-dollar company. Instead of slowly evaluating each body part and allowing my brain to make the connection to its usefulness in sustaining my life, I’m supposed to […]