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2014-08-12 23:06:16

Curriculum Developed by The Arthritis Society Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Pharmacists across the country will soon receive specialized training to better support the unique health needs of those living with arthritis thanks to the launch of a new on-line education program designed by The Arthritis Society. Pharmacists who complete the training will receive certification and be able to offer a wider range of tailored consultations to their patients with arthritis. This is in...

2014-07-17 23:02:32

Beginning July 20, 2014, LCBO customers can support The Arthritis Society, Ontario Division by making a donation at any LCBO store. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Beginning July 20, 2014, LCBO customers can support The Arthritis Society, Ontario Division by making a donation at any LCBO store. Donation boxes for The Arthritis Society will be displayed at LCBO checkout counters until August 16, 2014. Funds raised from this limited-time program will directly support The Society’s...

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 23:02:18

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...

2014-05-13 08:31:25

Consensus Statement Supports Adoption of Psoriasis Resolution by the World Health Organization (WHO) at Upcoming 67th World Health Assembly PORTLAND, Ore., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA), European Federation of Psoriasis Associations (EUROPSO), National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and The Arthritis Society today issued a joint consensus statement to provide a framework addressing the unmet needs faced by the over 125...

2014-04-16 23:01:13

Published in Nature, Research Has Major Implications for Arthritis Toronto, ON (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 An Arthritis Society-funded study published this week in the internationally-regarded scientific journal Nature has uncovered a method by which Listeria bacteria (L. monocytogenes) spreads from cell to cell in the human body. This finding could lead to new strategies not only in fighting infections, but also in preventing pathogens from triggering dangerous immune responses in...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.