October 18, 2016
Patients who use cannabis for medical purposes had the opportunity today to directly address the federal government’s Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation about their issues and concerns as the Task Force develops recommendations for the government’s planned maj...
October 12, 2016
Today is World Arthritis Day, and The Arthritis Society and Eli Lilly Canada (Lilly) are marking the occasion by announcing a strategic partnership to develop and advance a series of initiatives focused on patient-centric care for people living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
September 22, 2016
This weekend, in honour of Arthritis Awareness Month, Massage Addict will be hosting its first-ever ‘Hands On for Arthritis’ event in support of The Arthritis Society.
September 20, 2016
The Arthritis Society today announced that its 2016-17 funding commitment for arthritis research will be $4.82 million, spanning 23 projects across Canada. This investment is aimed at furthering our understanding of arthritis and the ways it can be managed, in order to improve...
August 29, 2016
The Arthritis Society joined forces with Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana and the Canadian AIDS Society to ensure that any new cannabis legislation addresses the needs of Canadian patients.
August 11, 2016
— The Arthritis Society
The new medical cannabis access regulations published today by Health Canada support recommendations previously made by The Arthritis Society, along with Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM), in that they broaden patients’ access to medical cannabis by includ...
July 21, 2016
The Arthritis Society and Massage Addict have announced a three-year partnership to promote education around pain relief and complementary therapies for people living with arthritis.
June 14, 2016
Alberta researchers will attempt to shed new light on the effects of obesity on the progression of osteoarthritis (OA) in the hips and knees and on additional health risks obese patients face following surgery to replace the joints.
June 6, 2016
Nearly 30 communities across Canada took part in the 7th annual Walk to Fight Arthritis on Sunday, with thousands of people coming together in a show of support for the over 4.6 million Canadians who are living with the chronic pain, inflammation and mobility restrictions of a...
June 2, 2016
The Arthritis Society’s 7th annual signature fundraiser supports groundbreaking research, programs to erase the pain of arthritis