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    Nov 26

    MUN students running Signal Hill for Arthritis Society A group of medical students from Memorial University are in the midst of running one of St. John's most challenging routes every day for an entire month, sweating it out up Signal Hill in support of Newfoundland and Labrador's Arthritis Society. CBC News
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    Oct 28

    Surgery and scan backlogs set to worsen without government funding, CMA says Ongoing surgical and diagnostic backlogs will only worsen without immediate government help to address a strained health-care system, says the Canadian Medical Association, which found average wait-times increased by one-to-two months for the most common procedures in the first wave. CBC News
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    Sep 22

    A joint replacement story Bob Pratt is having knee replacement surgery on Sept. 24. It’s been a long journey to this point.If you were to metaphorically compare a patient’s journey towards joint replacement surgery to a rolling cart, the patient would unfortunately sometimes have to be the squeaky wheel. They... Arthritis Society
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    Sep 19

    Medical cannabis research filling gaps It is not unusual for people living with osteoarthritis to experience pain so severe it makes daily tasks almost impossible. In a recent survey of 600 patients scheduled to undergo knee or hip replacement surgery, about 20 per cent said they had turned to cannabis products to help them manage... Arthritis Society
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    Aug 25

    Yes, arthritis is a big deal, say people facing the diagnosis Six million Canadians have arthritis, but those who live with the diagnosis say its impact on their lives is too often diminished. More than 79 per cent of respondents in a recent poll by the Arthritis Society said people don’t take the disease seriously. Arthritis Society
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    Jul 28

    Honouring Kenneth Smith The Arthritis Society is deeply saddened about the passing on July 24, 2020 of its Past Board Chair, Kenneth Smith.“Ken was a passionate advocate for people with arthritis and he made a huge contribution towards lessening the impact of the disease on millions of Canadians,” says Trish... Arthritis Society
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    Jul 10

    Enough is enough Annie Lévesque cannot keep quiet any longer. She has joined voices with the 4, 000 Canadians who have called on the provincial and federal governments to find solutions to joint replacement delays affecting osteoarthritis patients. In March 2020, at the very beginning of the pandemic, Annie’s... Société de l'arthrite
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    May 08

    More than 1,000 non-urgent surgeries completed since COVID-19 restrictions were eased: AHS Alberta Heath Services said more than 1,000 non-urgent surgeries have been completed in the province since health officials announced on Monday that it was resuming some scheduled procedures. People waiting for joint replacements have been among the most impacted by pre-existing delays made worse... Global News
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    May 06

    Discovery Pod speaks to Arthritis Society president and CEO Trish Barbato Arthritis Society president and CEO Trish Barbato talks with the Discovery Pod about joining the organization just before the COVID-19 pandemic, the challenges facing charities in the face of a global shutdown, and how innovation will play a key role as the organization evolves to meet the... Public
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