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Whitney L. Jackson

Whitney L. Jackson

Whitney L. Jackson is a freelance journalist for Diagnostic Imaging and Rheumatology Network. Based in Durham, N.C., Whitney has covered the healthcare industry and medicine for 15 years in newspapers, magazines and trade publications. She writes about radiology, rheumatology, nursing, ophthalmology, surgery, community & family medicine, and many other aspects of clinical care and health policy. She completed a press fellowship with the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2013. Contact her at whitneyljhowell@gmail.com.

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Prem N. Ramkumar, M.D.

Prem N. Ramkumar, M.D., the author of a recent analysis on readmission rates in TJA, speaks with Rheumatology Network about why readmission rates matter.


Rheumatoid arthritis patients using adalimumab don’t face higher risks for adverse health events, researchers said in a recent study. The new study also reinforces the benefit for these patients of receiving the flu vaccine.


Advances in drug development and management strategies for rheumatoid arthritis continue to boost survival rates.

Sixteen vendor and radiology groups sign on to participate in Watson Health’s latest imaging initiative.


Methotrexate can cause significant changes in rheumatoid arthritis disease activity, researchers say.


Researchers say it's not necessary to take high body mass index into account in axial spondyloarthritis.

Tips on strengthening the relationship between radiologists and technologists.


Omega-3 fatty acids found in certain fish can provide a possible protective benefit to at-risk individuals with rheumatoid arthritis, a study shows.


Rheumatoid arthritis and lupus are distinct conditions that present in unique ways, but they do share various genetic risk factors.

Radiologists at MGH played an integral role in the success of the first U.S. penile transplant.


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