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What to do when the doctor says it"s rheumatoid arthritis cure your pain, become more active, and take control of your medical care by Harry D. Fischer

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Published by Fair Winds Press in Gloucester, Mass .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-272) and index.

StatementHarry D. Fischer and Winnie Yu.
GenrePopular works.
ContributionsYu, Winnie.
LC ClassificationsRC933 .F54 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination282 p. ;
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17157891M
ISBN 101592331467
LC Control Number2006286786

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