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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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Jul 12

Joint replacement surgeries must become a priority again As Canada continues to confront COVID-19, an alarming backlog of joint replacement surgeries is emerging. In this Toronto Star editorial, the Arthritis Society addresses how it is taking action on the issue. Toronto Star
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Oct 19

Pharmacare is not a top health-care priority for Canadians, poll finds Now that marijuana legalization is out of the way, a new poll suggests the Liberal government’s next big drug policy — the possible creation of national pharmacare — is not a top health-care priority for Canadian voters. Toronto Star
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Oct 17

Despite marijuana legalization, medicinal pot advocates say there’s still much work to be done For years, people who were ill, and their advocates, have been fighting to see cannabis considered as a legitimate medical treatment. But now that grassroots advocacy has been taken up by big business, change is afoot. Toronto Star