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Being overweight or obese and risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis among women: a prospective cohort study

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  • Bing Lu Division of Rheumatology, Immunology & Allergy, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Linda T Hiraki Division of Rheumatology, Immunology & Allergy, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jeffrey A Sparks Division of Rheumatology, Immunology & Allergy, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Susan Malspeis Division of Rheumatology, Immunology & Allergy, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chia-Yen Chen Division of Rheumatology, Immunology & Allergy, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • J Adebukola Awosogba Division of Rheumatology, Immunology & Allergy, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Elizabeth V Arkema Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Karen H Costenbader Division of Rheumatology, Immunology & Allergy, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Elizabeth W Karlson Division of Rheumatology, Immunology & Allergy, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Bing Lu, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology & Allergy, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street PBB-B3, Boston, MA 02115, USA; blu1{at}partners.org
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Lu B, Hiraki LT, Sparks JA, et al
Being overweight or obese and risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis among women: a prospective cohort study

Publication history

  • Received February 22, 2014
  • Revised June 12, 2014
  • Accepted July 11, 2014
  • First published July 23, 2014.
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October 05, 2014

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