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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 05

Researcher's experience with rheumatoid arthritis inspires new study
A Sudbury researcher's experience with rheumatoid arthritis has inspired her to study what access to care looks like for patients in northern Ontario.Nancy Lightfoot, a professor at both NOSM University and Laurentian University's School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, has launched a...
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Apr 22

New Brunswick expands use of biosimilars
The New Brunswick government is following the lead of other jurisdictions and expanding its use of biosimilar drugs to improve the sustainability of public drug plans, Health Minister Dorothy Shephard announced Wednesday.Biosimilars are "highly similar," but less expensive versions of...
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Mar 11

Windsor Regional Hospital has backlog of up to 3,000 elective surgeries
Operating rooms at the Windsor Regional Hospital will be running at full capacity in efforts to clear a backlog on elective procedures due to COVID-19 pandemic.According to Dr. Wassim Saad, the hospital's chief of staff, 2,500 to 3,000 elective procedures have been delayed due to COVID-19...
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