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About Arthritis


Arthritis is a collection of conditions affecting joints and other tissues. It causes pain, restricts mobility and diminishes quality of life.

It's serious. 1 in 5 Canadians live every day with arthritis and there is no cure.

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Arthritis Types A-Z


In this section arthritis experts provide you with information on the main types of arthritis, frequently asked questions, treatments and suggestions for self-management.

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Dec 03

Redefining what it means to live with a disability Early Edition with Stephen Quinn profiles three lower mainlanders who redefine what it means to live with a disability. Features arthritis ambassador Eileen Davidson, who lives with RA. CBC News
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Nov 22

A look at medical cannabis coverage’s growing pains After the Arthritis Society’s extensive advocacy for medical cannabis research, it seemed only natural for the organization to cover the drug under its employee benefits plan. Features an interview with our COO, Cheryl McClellan, talking about our employee benefits solution. Public
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Nov 08

Being a mom with chronic pain wasn't part of the plan Tara Mandarano's moving essay explores being a parent living with chronic pain from fibromyalgia, and its impact on her relatinoship with her 5-year-old daughter.  Public