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    Dec 10

    Why JA Parents Hope You Keep Your Sick Child Home from School Children with juvenile arthritis often use medications to suppress the immune system, making them more vulnerable to illness.  Public
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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 28

    Why many Canadians face long waits or big bills to have painful medical devices removed In the past ten years, as many as 7,800 Canadians have gone through a removal or revision surgery involving an implanted medical device — and those numbers don't include Canadians who travelled south of the border for surgery. CBC News
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    Nov 27

    Does CBD Really Help With Pain? CBD is becoming more widely available for purchase and in spas and massage therapy centers across the country, but what about it's efficacy and legality?  US 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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    Nov 22

    Orthopaedic surgeons on the common knee procedure that may cause more harm than good To help improve mobility and treat joint pain, it has been common in the past for older adults with osteoarthritis of the knee to be referred to an orthopedic surgeon for a knee arthroscopy. Public
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    Nov 20

    Canadians giving up necessities, going into debt to pay for prescriptions, study finds A new study finds 731,000 Canadians across the country borrowed money to pay for medication. CBC News
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    Nov 03

    Edmonton symposium serves up knowledge of medicinal cannabis A sold-out education symposium in Edmonton on Saturday, put on by the Arthritis Society, featured a number of experts in the area of medicinal cannabis. Public
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    Nov 01

    Arthritis Matters - November 2018 National Highlights Canada legalizes recreational cannabis useAs of October 17, 2018, the federal Cannabis Act, Bill C-45, makes it legal for individuals in Canada to obtain cannabis outside of the medical cannabis process. However, the rules are different for recreational versus medical use... Arthritis Society
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