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Latest National Arthritis Awareness Program Stories

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...

2014-05-27 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...

2014-05-01 08:31:52

VANCOUVER, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Successful organizations are paying more attention to the needs of employees living with arthritis, underlining the significant role 4.6 million Canadians living with arthritis have in the work force and economy. Today at the 2014 Canadian Life and Health Insurance of Canada Annual Claims Conference in Quebec City, Arthritis Consumer Experts (ACE) announced a nationwide search for best arthritis strategies and practices in the Canadian workplace as...

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
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.