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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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Apr 17

COVID-19: Canada secures order for 5 million pills of hydroxychloroquine Feds secure drug supply of hydroxychloroquine for people with rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, in repsonse to advocacy from the Arthritis Society, rheumatologists and other stakeholders. National Post
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Jan 27

Loneliness can be a big factor in getting good nutrition, experts say Aside from financial hurdles, seniors may have mobility and health issues preventing them from grocery shopping, or visually determining whether a piece of fruit is fresh or rotten, experts say. National Post
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Feb 20

Sun Life Financial to add medical marijuana option to group benefits plans Sun Life says the coverage will be available for specific conditions and symptoms including cancer-related nausea, rheumatoid arthritis pain and palliative care National Post