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2014-04-14 12:37:44

Arthritis Foundation Raises Funds for a Cure at the Philadelphia Walk to Cure Arthritis PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 17 at FDR Park located at 20 Pattison Avenue in Philadelphia. Formerly Arthritis Walk, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation's signature, national fundraising event to prevent, control and cure the nation's leading cause of disability....

2014-04-11 08:25:06

Arthritis Foundation Raises Funds for a Cure at the Denver Walk to Cure Arthritis DENVER, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 18 at Washington Park in Denver. Formerly known as the Arthritis Walk, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation's signature, national fundraising event to prevent, control and cure arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. The Denver Walk to Cure...

2014-04-07 12:33:45

Arthritis Foundation Raises Funds for a Cure in the Atlanta Walk to Cure Arthritis ATLANTA, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 3 at Concourse Office Park in Atlanta, Ga. Formerly Arthritis Walk, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation's signature, national fundraising event to prevent, control and cure the nation's leading cause of disability....

2014-03-28 12:24:04

Women's History Month is a time to reflect on the contributions of women while addressing the issues of daily life. WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the United States, March is Women's History Month. While it is a time to reflect on the contributions women have made to the fields of politics, art, science, medicine and elsewhere, it is also a time to pay attention to the issues that women today are facing in their daily lives. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

2014-03-24 23:02:53

Five Signature Initiatives Designed to Support 4.6 Million Canadians Living with Arthritis Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The Arthritis Society today launched a $25 million campaign to engage Canadians in an effort to Erase the Pain of arthritis. As the country’s largest non-governmental funder of arthritis research, The Society is appealing for support in helping the one in six to Canadians that lives directly with arthritis. “Erase the Pain is aimed at bringing real and...

2014-03-11 23:02:31

Patients are asked to settle for more frequent, less effective treatments. The Society is calling on manufacturers and governments to work towards a swift resolution to ensure that young and vulnerable Canadians are able to receive timely treatment. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 For Canadian children living with particular forms of arthritis, a simple corticosteroid injection can help manage their pain and prevent joint damage. But accessing the drug for their patients requires...

2014-03-03 23:01:08

To mark the beginning of Childhood Arthritis Month, The Arthritis Society announced today that it will create a summer camp or family day in every region across Canada by 2015. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 To mark the beginning of Childhood Arthritis Month, The Arthritis Society announced today that it will create a summer camp or family day in every region across Canada by 2015. These events, available now in some provinces, help children and families facing arthritis connect with...

2014-02-10 23:23:54

Safeharbor’s knowledge base platform to help The Arthritis Foundation significantly improve call center performance and customer satisfaction ratings. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Safeharbor Knowledge Solutions, an Enghouse Interactive company, was selected by The Arthritis Foundation, the largest national nonprofit organization supporting arthritis and related conditions, to provide knowledge base software and knowledge management services. “Safeharbor is excited to enable...

2014-01-22 10:29:51

Levels of depression and anxiety in people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are higher than previously reported, according to new research. As a result of their findings, a multi-center team led by researchers at the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Genetics and Genomics at The University of Manchester, say that patients with severe active disease, who are waiting to go onto a biological therapy, should be routinely screened for depression by their doctors. The team, led by Professor...

2014-01-12 23:02:50

Wintertime weather can affect more than just your mood; it can have a significant impact on your health as well – particularly if you are among the 50 million adults suffering from arthritis in the US. Dr. Jack Waxman of NCMA’s FountainGrove Rheumatology can help you understand and manage the symptoms associated with arthritis including those worsened by cold weather. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Anyone who suffers from arthritis pain can tell you that their joints do...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.