Latest Childhood arthritis Stories

2012-07-15 23:01:37

Sparta Hot Tubs and Sauna Dealer Wants to Educate Parents and Caregivers on the Benefits of Hot Water Therapy -- Offers Free Hot Tubs Test Soaks Cookeville, TN (PRWEB) July 15, 2012 HotSpring Spas of Music City, Nashville´s exclusive Hot Spring Spas dealer is participating in Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. “Juvenile Arthritis Awareness month is this July and the right time to educate parents and caregivers with tips and strategies to help children suffering with pain and...

2011-07-18 12:31:00

ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthritis does not discriminate by age, a little-known fact for many parents. While most of us think of arthritis as a condition that affects older people only, nearly 300,000 American children develop the disease, which is often known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Childhood arthritis can affect kids from six months to 16 years old, according to KidsHealth.org. Symptoms of childhood arthritis include swollen joints that stay inflamed for...

2011-07-05 12:39:00

Early Diagnosis Key to Preventing Joint Damage ATLANTA, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juvenile arthritis is one of the most common chronic illnesses affecting children, yet it often goes undetected or misdiagnosed when symptoms first appear. This July, Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, the Arthritis Foundation is focusing on increasing awareness of the signs of the disease and resources available for families affected by it. Juvenile arthritis affects 300,000 children in...

2011-06-28 00:00:31

Founder of The Jeffrey Gottfurcht Children's Arthritis Foundation Completes Dream Quest to Conquer the World's Highest Mountain in Hopes of Inspiring Children and Others to Achieve Their Dreams San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Jeffrey Gottfurcht has achieved the amazing feat of climbing Mount Everest.* Not only did he reach the summit under extremely treacherous conditions that led others to postpone their climbs, he is the first patient with rheumatoid arthritis to conquer the...

2011-04-05 00:00:28

Jeffrey Gottfurcht Sets Off on Dream Quest to Conquer the World's Highest Mountain to Inspire Dreams of Children Similarly Afflicted San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 4, 2011 Jeffrey Gottfurcht may have only one climb left. Buoyed by a personal quest and the goal of inspiring others, the 38-year-old founder of The Jeffrey Gottfurcht Children's Arthritis Foundation (JGCAF) and former finance executive, plans to be the first patient with rheumatoid arthritis to climb Mount Everest at 29,035...

2010-03-01 07:27:00

The Arthritis Society urges Canadians to learn more about one of the most common chronic childhood diseases during Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month TORONTO, March 1 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/the-arthritis-society/most-canadians-still-dont-know-kids-get-arthritis SOURCE CNW Social Media

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