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About Arthritis


Arthritis is a collection of conditions affecting joints and other tissues. It causes pain, restricts mobility and diminishes quality of life.

It's serious. 1 in 5 Canadians live every day with arthritis and there is no cure.

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Arthritis Types A-Z


In this section arthritis experts provide you with information on the main types of arthritis, frequently asked questions, treatments and suggestions for self-management.

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Jun 13

Entrepreneurial spirit shines brightly
Passion, drive and a good idea turned Lianna Genovese into a corporate entrepreneur long before she graduated from McMaster University this spring.At 19, Genovese became the founder and chief executive officer of ImaginAble Solutions, a company that manufactures Guided Hands™, an assistive...
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May 12

New CIHI data on wait times
The latest numbers released from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) show how wait times for priority procedures — including knee and hip replacements — were impacted between April 2020 and September 2021. For joint replacements, about 62% of patients across Canada...
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May 06

Study finds COVID mRNA vaccines highly effective for people with immune-related inflammatory diseases
COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are highly effective in protecting people with immune-related inflammatory diseases against hospitalization and death, a new Canadian study suggests.
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