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2013-03-12 23:04:42

Direct Digital LLC, the developer and marketer of some of today´s leading health and wellness products, including one of the nation´s top-selling health and wellness supplements, Instaflex Joint Support and Nugenix Natural Testosterone Booster, and newly launched Beneflex Joint Relief has recently been named an ℠Official Sponsor´ of the Arthritis Foundation. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 Direct Digital LLC, the developer and marketer of some of today´s...

2013-03-11 12:24:56

Americans Join Together to Fight Nation's Leading Cause of Disability ATLANTA, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 Arthritis Walk, the Arthritis Foundation's annual nationwide event that raises awareness and funds to fight arthritis, officially kicked-off this month and will take place in nearly 130 cities through November this year. Arthritis Walk unites communities across the country to put an end to arthritis, a chronic disease that affects 50 million adults and 300,000...

2013-03-04 20:22:46

ATLANTA, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Arthritis Foundation will present Janet Woodcock, M.D. of the FDA with the Floyd B. Odlum Making a Difference Award at the annual Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C. this week. The national award is presented annually and honors an individual, organization, corporation or government agency that has helped to make a difference in the lives of people and families with arthritis. Dr. Woodcock is recognized for her exceptional service to...

2013-02-28 12:28:17

Hundreds Will Urge Congress for More Arthritis Support in Person or through Virtual Summit on March 4-6 LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fourteen-year-old Jonathan Corthell of Henderson, NV will be traveling 2,400 miles to Washington, D.C. to ask Congress to support policies that will ensure more research, better treatments and greater access to care for those with arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. Corthell, who has suffered with Juvenile...

2013-02-27 12:26:08

Survey finds that this common ailment has a big impact on quality of life ROCKLIN, Calif., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most people expect some aches and pains due to arthritis as they age, but a new survey by the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) finds that many with arthritis face significant disability due to the condition. In addition, those with arthritis live with fears about the course of their condition. In combination, these factors erode quality of life....

2013-02-18 23:03:46

The Arthritis National Research Foundation is a charitable organization committed to funding research for finding a cure to Arthritis Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 The Arthritis National Research Foundation recently announced the creation of the Kelly Award to recognize organizations working to find a cure for juvenile arthritis. The ANRF is a non-profit charity for children that funds at least one juvenile arthritis project each year. According to ANRF President Kevin Donohue,...

2013-02-13 23:01:07

New Research Recommends Water Aerobics to Ease the Pain of Arthritis Somers, NY (PRWEB) February 13, 2013 Arthritis is the nation´s most common disability, affecting 50 million adults in America. Between 2007—2009 50% of adults 65 years or older reported an arthritis diagnosis. For seniors who suffer from arthritis, new research recommends the benefit of water aerobics to ease their pain. According to Dr. Jean Park of Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group in New...

2013-02-12 12:23:09

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) led collaborative efforts among clinical, biomedical and public health experts to develop the first-ever public health agenda for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, giving federal recognition to millions of Americans living with these diseases. A short article on the agenda was released online today in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, highlighting the gaps in psoriatic...

2013-02-07 16:25:41

(H.R. 460) would end specialty tier cost sharing and provide relief for millions with arthritis ATLANTA, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Arthritis Foundation supports new bipartisan legislation introduced in the House of Representatives this week that will increase affordability of medications for more than seven million Americans, including 300,000 children, with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and other inflammatory diseases. If passed, the Patients' Access to Treatment Act of...

2012-12-20 16:25:02

ATLANTA, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Arthritis Foundation recently elected Daniel T. McGowan as chair of its National Board of Directors at its annual meeting in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Foundation also appointed Laurie Stewart and Suzanne Taylor as new board members. They bring to the Arthritis Foundation their vast experiences in health care, banking and business ownership, as well as valuable perspectives from their many years of community service. (Photo:...