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    May 27

    B.C. expands use of biosimilars to offer coverage for more treatment options
    British Columbia is improving the sustainability of its PharmaCare program by expanding the use of biosimilars, which will create opportunities for new drug listings and boost existing coverage for patients. The Arthritis Society is gratified that our patient-focused recommendations to the...
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    May 27

    B.C. arthritis, diabetes patients have 6 months to switch to cheaper ‘biosimilar’ drugs
    British Columbians on certain drugs for arthritis and diabetes will have six months to transition to equivalent less-costly drugs, as the province expands use of “biosimilars.” The move is expected to save $96 million over the first three years.
    Times Colonist
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    Apr 25

    Spectrum Cannabis, Arthritis Society Team Up to Launch Arthritis Talks, A National Symposium Series for Patients
    Spectrum Cannabis, the medical division of Canopy Growth Corporation, is pleased to announce a partnership with the Arthritis Society to raise awareness and educate people about living with arthritis, including the potential of medical cannabis as a treatment for arthritis symptoms and the...
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    Mar 06

    Arthritis Society Supports Pharmacare Model that Puts Patients First
    The Arthritis Society acknowledges the release of today's interim report from the Advisory Council for the Implementation of National Pharmacare and urges the government to adopt a model that expands patient access to medicines while ensuring choice to medically necessary pharmaceuticals is...
    Arthritis Society Canada
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    Feb 27

    Machine learning could eliminate unnecessary treatments for children with arthritis
    An algorithm predicted disease outcome in children suffering from arthritis, helping doctors better tailor treatment.
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    Feb 01

    Arthritis Society And Cassie & Friends Join Together To Help Stop Childhood Arthritis
    Matching donation supports life-changing research into arthritis affecting 24,000 young CanadiansVANCOUVER, February 1, 2019 – The Arthritis Society is pleased to announce a partnership with Cassie & Friends (C&F) to support our research investments into juvenile idiopathic...
    Arthritis Society Canada
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    Jan 18

    Repeated pain makes men more sensitive — but not women
    A new study by Canadian researchers has found that men and women remember pain differently and that the memory of earlier pain makes men hypersensitive to later pain, but not women.
    CBC Radio Canada
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    Jan 03

    Paralyzed former rock climber explores cutting-edge science in Toronto
    New research at the University of Toronto will examine arthritis pain caused by inflammation.
    CTV News
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    Jan 02

    Parents with disabilities face expensive options
    Halifax children's hospital works with volunteers at non-profit organization to help parents adapt.
    CBC News
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