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    Dec 03

    Redefining what it means to live with a disability Early Edition with Stephen Quinn profiles three lower mainlanders who redefine what it means to live with a disability. Features arthritis ambassador Eileen Davidson, who lives with RA. CBC News
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    Nov 22

    A look at medical cannabis coverage’s growing pains After the Arthritis Society’s extensive advocacy for medical cannabis research, it seemed only natural for the organization to cover the drug under its employee benefits plan. Features an interview with our COO, Cheryl McClellan, talking about our employee benefits solution. Public
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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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    Nov 02

    Cannabis isn't a proven treatment for mental health disorders, but experts say it shouldn't be ruled out A review of 40 years' worth of studies suggests cannabis may not be effective in treating mental health disorders, but experts say that might have more to do with the lack of high-quality research than the drug itself. This underscores the importance of investment in serious, peer-reviewed... CBC News
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    Oct 31

    Sky-high prices sending medical marijuana users to black market Medical marijuana users and their advocates say steep price increases since legalization, coupled with obstacles to access, are forcing many patients to turn to the illegal market. (Arthritis Society President and CEO Janet Yale is quoted extensively in this article.) According to a survey... CBC News
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    Oct 29

    JENSPLAINING - Online Advice When it comes to finding health information online that you can trust, you have to consider the source! In this CBC Gem digital series, Dr. Jen Gunter MD busts some common healthcare myths and empowers health consumers to become better informed.  In this episode, Jen and her guests explain... CBC News
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    Oct 21

    Could a common treatment for joint pain do more harm than good? Corticosteroids are often injected directly into the joint tissue for pain relief, but experts are calling into question the efficacy and safety of this treatment.  Our Chief Scheince Officer, Sian Bevan, is quoted about the impact of OA in canada and the need for research into new... CBC Radio Canada
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    Oct 16

    Medical cannabis belongs in pharmacies, says Arthritis Society Canada's Arthritis Society is taking advantage of the federal election to lobby the federal parties to change some of the ways medical marijuana is handled. They're asking the parties to commit to lift the $1 a gram federal excise tax, and have medical cannabis dispensed only at... CBC News
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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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