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    Nov 08

    Being a mom with chronic pain wasn't part of the plan Tara Mandarano's moving essay explores being a parent living with chronic pain from fibromyalgia, and its impact on her relatinoship with her 5-year-old daughter.  Public
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    Oct 14

    ‘Some days it’s debilitating’: When joint pain takes over your life Arthritis Society ambassador Anna Weigt-Bienzle of Toronto was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at the age of 22. Global News talks to her and others about living and coping with chronic pain. Public
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    Sep 29

    Ask an Expert: Arthritis Awareness Month (VIDEO) September is Arthritis Awareness Month. Arthritis Society-funded researcher and rheumatologist with Arthritis Research Canada, Dr. Diane Lacaille, dispels some of the most common myths surrounding the condition.  Public
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    Sep 27

    BAPS Charities Health Fair in Toronto a Success! On September 22, the Arthritis Society attended BAPS Charities' 16th annual community health fair in Toronto. These events provide a way to bring the community together to think about ways they can be in control of their health and wellness, and what things they can change day-to-day to make... Public
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    Sep 12

    Arthritis affects some women in the prime of their lives Pain has taken much away from Eileen Davidson. The Burnaby woman was 29 when she was diagnosed with arthritis, a disorder that affects joints and connective tissues. More women than men are affected by the disorder, a situation that the Arthritis Society wants to highlight, especially this month... Public
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    Sep 09

    Stem cell treatments: Miracle cures or dangerous experiments? A microbiologist explains stem cells, and the risks with current marketed "therapies". Stem cells have the ability to renew themselves, and mature into specialized cells like heart or brain cells. This allows them to multiply and repair damage. However, stem cell hype has led some to... Public
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    Aug 18

    ‘A quiet epidemic’: Why so many Canadians experience knee pain "Knee pain is one of the most common presenting symptoms in musculoskeletal, sports medicine and chronic pain clinics across the country." Dr. Paul Wong, chief of orthopaedics at Michael Garron Hospital in Toronto, told Global News that knee complications in Canada are becoming a &ldquo... Public
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    Aug 15

    Alberta teen fast-pitch player defies disease Paige Simpson is a 15-year-old shortstop playing at a high level for the Red Deer Rage team in this year’s fast-pitch championship. You would never know it, but a year and a half ago, she was diagnosed with juvenile arthritis. Simpson is inspiring future generations of women in sport... Public
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    Jul 16

    Medical Cannabis Users Feel 'Elbowed Out' By Canada's Legalization Earlier this month, a survey commissioned by Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM), the Arthritis Society and the Canadian Pharmacists Association found one in four medical cannabis users said it was harder to access the drug since legalization. The lack of supply concerns... Public
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