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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... Public
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    Sep 09

    Stem cell treatments: Miracle cures or dangerous experiments? A microbiologist explains stem cells, and the risks with current marketed "therapies". Stem cells have the ability to renew themselves, and mature into specialized cells like heart or brain cells. This allows them to multiply and repair damage. However, stem cell hype has led some to... Public
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    Sep 09

    Victoria event to shine a light on the impact of arthritis in the workplace Millions of people across Canada suffer from arthritis and the condition has a huge impact on its sufferers. But one area where people often overlook arthritis’ impact is in the workplace. Taking place on September 21, the Arthritis Talks symposium, Arthritis & Work, is part of a... Times Colonist
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    Sep 01

    Arthritis Matters - September 2019 It’s Arthritis Awareness Month!September is Arthritis Awareness Month and this year we are highlighting the relationship between Arthritis & Women.The numbers speak for themselves. And they need to change. ​1 in 4 Canadian Women have arthritis. ​3.5 million women are living with the... Arthritis Society
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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. Public
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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... Public
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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... The Globe and Mail
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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... Public
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    Aug 15

    Bring in pharmacare now, health experts ask federal leaders More than 1,200 Canadian health care and public policy experts have signed an open letter to all federal party leaders calling on each of them to commit to implementing a national pharmacare system in Canada. They say comprehensive public medication programs have improved access and reduced... CBC News
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