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    Sep 02

    Amherstburg youth puts spotlight on juvenile arthritis
    Devyn Nichols went from 20 hours of competitive gymnastics training a week to being unable to walk or hold a cup before being diagnosed with juvenile arthritis.September is Arthritis Awareness Month. Devyn is sharing her story to raise awareness. It's not just arthritis.
    The Windsor Star
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    Aug 30

    It’s time to extinguish arthritis 
    Arthritis Society marking Arthritis Awareness Month with fiery new campaign TORONTO –  In every city and town across this country Canadians of all ages are being robbed of their mobility, time with friends and family, and, in some cases, their livelihood. The fire of...
    Arthritis Society Canada
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    Aug 30

    Shining blue for Arthritis Awareness Month
    Buildings and landmarks across Canada will be aglow in blue this week to shine a spotlight on arthritis and mark the start of Arthritis Awareness Month.  Help us build awareness about the fire of arthritis by taking a picture of yourself at your nearest landmark, sharing it on social media...
    Arthritis Society Canada
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    Jul 21

    Arthritis 'life hacks' on BT
    Arthritis Society President and CEO Trish Barbato appeared on Breakfast Television (BT) Monday to share some useful arthritis "life hacks" for the kitchen.Most of the items featured can be purchased online or at any home improvement store.We've produced a number of Arthritis Life...
    Arthritis Society Canada
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    Jul 20

    Osteoarthritis starts earlier than you think
    30 per cent of Canadians with the disease are diagnosed before 45, new study reveals TORONTO, JULY 20, 2021 — Unlike most mothers her age, Eileen Davidson, 35, can’t play with her eight-year-old son because of pain and fatigue.“I often feel like a bad mother because of...
    Arthritis Society Canada
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    Jun 23

    Arthritis Society calls for Canadian Task Force to address joint replacement wait times
    Media Release:Releases working group report with recommendations to improve the system for patientsTORONTO – June 23, 2021 – With far too many Canadians facing excessively long waits for joint replacement surgery, the Arthritis Society is calling for immediate action to address the...
    Arthritis Society Canada
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    Jun 01

    Arthritis Society statement in response to Newfoundland budget
    Jone Mitchell   Executive Director, Atlantic Region     We’re pleased to see the government highlight in yesterday’s budget its commitment to supporting the delivery of a 10-year Health Accord to meet the health-care needs of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. The...
    Arthritis Society Canada
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    May 20

    Quebec biosimilars announcement
    The transition to a biosimilar can take place safely under the right conditions, improve access to treatment while also providing savings that can be reinvested into expanded healthcare. The Arthritis Society’s priority is to ensure that people living with arthritis have access to the life...
    Arthritis Society Canada
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    May 07

    Too many still waiting for surgery
    Valerie Crawford’s wait is almost over. The 76-year-old from Quesnel, B.C. was recently contacted by her surgeon, and the hip replacement surgery she has been waiting for since 2019 has been scheduled for the end of May 2021.   She’s elated, but at the same time, she says...
    Arthritis Society Canada
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