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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. 
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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. 
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    Sep 18

    'You must be very careful': Common questions about CBD health claims for pain and other conditions answered
    Cannabidiol, or CBD oil, is promoted for a wide range of medical conditions. Recently, a review for doctors weighed the science behind the claims. The Clinicians' Guide to Cannabidiol and Hemp Oils was published earlier this month in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
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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...
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    Sep 11

    Arthritis is a growing crisis in women’s health
    September is Arthritis Awareness Month September 11, 2019 – TORONTO – Mary Brachaniec was only a decade into her career in physiotherapy when she was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis, an inflammatory form of arthritis that affects the spine. At the time she and her...
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