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    Sep 01

    Weekends with Ken (CJAD) - Carl Julien on Arthritis month
    Carl Julien from the Arthritis Society joins Ken to discuss Arthrits Awareness Month.
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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...
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    Aug 16

    Seniors were the only group to report slightly higher rates of cannabis use after legalization: Statistics Canada
    Canadians aged 65 and older were the only age group to report slightly higher rates of cannabis usage after the drug’s legalization, new Statistics Canada numbers show. Kelly Gorman, director of public policy and government affairs at the Arthritis Society, said cannabis is a hot topic at...
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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...
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    Jun 19

    Opioid crisis can be solved, says coalition of healthcare, patient groups
    The opioid crisis in Canada can be solved, according to a coalition of healthcare and patient groups. A report from the Coalition for Safe and Effective Pain Management suggests Canadians need more access to other pain management strategies, including psychological treatments and physiotherapy...
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    Jun 17

    Explainer: what is fibromyalgia, the condition Lady Gaga lives with?
    At least one in ten of us suffer some sort of troublesome, long-term (chronic) pain. But not all have fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a condition singers Lady Gaga and Sinead O'Connor, and actor Morgan Freeman live with. People with fibromyalgia have chronic widespread pain — including...
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    Jun 12

    Advisory Council recommends Canada implement universal, single-payer public pharmacare
    Arthritis Society President and CEO Janet Yale responds: "On behalf of the 6 million Cdns living with arthritis, thanks to @DrEricHoskins for today’s Pharmacare report. As governments work together patients will need a seat at the table to help address the urgent needs of the uninsured...
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    Jun 04

    Walk for Arthritis celebrates 10 years of support (6 photos)
    Doneta Rasmussen knows the pain of arthritis all too well having watched her daughter live with the condition since the age of five. As a way of giving back, Rasmussen has been volunteering with the Arthritis Society for the past 25 years, and on Sunday, she participated in the 10th Annual...
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    Jun 03

    Thank you Canada for helping us celebrate 10 years of the Walk for Arthritis
    Thousands of Canadians get moving to help fund a cure for arthritisTORONTO, ON - June 3, 2019 – Thank you to Canadians in over 30 communities who took part in the 10th annual Walk for Arthritis this past weekend to support the work of the Arthritis Society.Over the past decade, the Walk for...
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