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2014-07-21 16:25:53

ATLANTA, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one in five adults in the U.S. have arthritis, and 60% are under age 65. The number of people with arthritis is continuing to increase making it more important than ever to communicate to them often overlooked pain management options. Everyone knows physical activity and weight management are good for overall health, but not many people know the positive impact they can have on...

2014-07-02 08:27:27

The Arthritis Foundation Provides Life-Changing Support during Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month in July and Throughout the Year. LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juvenile arthritis (JA) is one of the most common, chronic childhood diseases in the U.S., affecting nearly 300,000 children. During Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, the Arthritis Foundation raises public awareness about this painful and debilitating disease--a disease that currently has no cure and...

2014-07-02 08:26:45

Event Celebrates Milestones and Medical Advances KEYSTONE, Colo., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children with arthritis, caregivers, doctors and researchers from across the nation will convene in Keystone, Colo., for the Arthritis Foundation National Juvenile Arthritis Conference, held July 3 - 6 in conjunction with Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Approximately 1,000 attendees will have the opportunity to network with those who share similar challenges and learn of...

2014-06-30 08:30:07

Celebrating More Than 30 Years of Medical Advancements, Fighting for a Cure ATLANTA, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children with arthritis, caregivers, doctors and researchers from across the nation will convene in Keystone, Colo., for the Arthritis Foundation National Juvenile Arthritis Conference, held July 3-6 in conjunction with Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Approximately 1,000 attendees will have the opportunity to network with those who share similar...

2014-06-17 08:29:23

SANTA BARBARA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ActiveLife (Scientific), a medtech company developing first-in-kind technology for measurement of tissue health, today announced that internationally renowned patient advocacy leader and health policy expert Amye Leong has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140616/118357 "Amye brings unique insights into health policy, particularly from a patient's perspective. She...

2014-06-09 23:05:18

Walk to Fight Arthritis has raised $6.8 million for arthritis research, education and support programs since its launch. Toronto, Ont. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Thousands of Canadians turned out Sunday in over 25 communities across Canada to raise funds for The Arthritis Society in the 5th annual Walk to Fight Arthritis, in response to the question: “Who Moves You?” Arthritis affects people of every age, from every walk of life. One in six Canadians lives with the pain of arthritis today....

2014-06-03 23:02:55

Café Liberty Coffee Service Partners with Arthritis Foundation; Named Corporate Chair for 2014 Walk Tampa,FL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The rain didn't stop participants from attending this year’s Walk to Cure Arthritis event on May 3rd, 2014. Among the 700 registered participants was Café Liberty Coffee Service, a commercial coffee service business based out of Tampa, Florida. Café Liberty Coffee Service combined forces with Team Believe and raised over $5,000 for the...

2014-06-03 23:02:18

Signature event funds research, programs, support and breakthrough initiatives Toronto, Ont. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 This Sunday, June 8th marks the single biggest day for arthritis fundraising in Canada. The 5th annual Walk to Fight Arthritis unfolds in over 25 communities coast-to-coast, raising funds and awareness for the country’s leading chronic condition. The Walk unites families, friends and organizations in a common goal of delivering support and solutions for the over 4.6 million...

2014-05-27 12:28:52

Awareness of this link, plus arthritis-appropriate exercise and physical activity identified as effective strategies of reducing the risks ATLANTA, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) during Arthritis Awareness Month highlights the prevalence of falls and fall injuries among adults with and without arthritis. According to the report, the prevalence of falling two or more times and injuries due to falls are higher among...

2014-05-22 16:26:45

Home Instead Senior Care releases new tools to support people living with arthritis through education and training OMAHA, Neb., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Arthritis Foundation®, one in five adults in the U.S. lives with arthritis. Of those diagnosed, 21 million reportedly face arthritis related activity limitations. Those limitations increase an individual's risk of falling and independently performing everyday tasks, ranking arthritis among the top chronic conditions...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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