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    Feb 04

    'Realignment' surgery could prevent knee replacements Research from Western University in London, Ont. shows that High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO) surgeries - knee realignments - should be performed more often. "It may be a procedure that is underused and undervalued," says Codie Primeau, a Western physical therapy PhD student and lead author... CTV News
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    Mar 30

    Arthritis and Lupus patients running low on meds due to misinformation about COVID-19 Our Chief Science Officer, Dr. Sian Bevan, and arthritis ambassador Darlene McPherson, comment on how COVID-19 has led to a shortage of Hydroxychloroquine – a drug used to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus – and how it's impacting patients. The Arthritis Society continues to... CTV News
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    Feb 11

    Equitable access to arthritis medication CTV coverage of The Conference Board of Canada Report on Canadian's access to arthritis medications. Features interviews with ambassador Darlene McPherson, who lives with RA, and Joanne Di Nardo, Arthritis Society Director of Public Policy & Government Affairs. CTV News
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    Jan 03

    Paralyzed former rock climber explores cutting-edge science in Toronto New research at the University of Toronto will examine arthritis pain caused by inflammation. CTV News
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    Dec 05

    New hope for treatment-resistant sufferers of rheumatoid arthritis A new drug is helping those suffering from rheumatoid arthritis who respond poorly to other treatments. CTV News
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    Nov 23

    Higher learning? UBC launches Canada's first professor of cannabis science The University of British Columbia is creating a new professorship to study the potential role of marijuana to treat opioid addiction, a move that faculty members say will begin to fill a cannabis research gap. CTV News
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    Mar 07

    Opioids no better for chronic pain than over-the-counter drugs A recent study of patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping. CTV News
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    Feb 28

    Liberals take first step towards universal pharmacare The 2018 Budget unveils a plan for the first steps toward universal pharmacare.  CTV News
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    Feb 08

    Scientists take aim at joint injuries that can trigger arthritis New research is focussing on repairing joints before permanent damage sets in.  CTV News
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