Time to get off the couch

Being physically active is one of best ways people with arthritis can improve their health, but a new study shows more than half of women and 40 percent of men with arthritis are virtually couch potatoes.

This is the first study to use a device to objectively measure the physical activity of people with arthritis and determine if they meet federal guidelines. Past research relied on self-reported accounts of exercise and activity.

Read more at Northwestern University