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About Arthritis

Arthritis is a collection of conditions affecting joints and other tissues. It causes pain, restricts mobility and diminishes quality of life.

It's serious. 1 in 5 Canadians live every day with arthritis and there is no cure.

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Arthritis Types A-Z

In this section arthritis experts provide you with information on the main types of arthritis, frequently asked questions, treatments and suggestions for self-management.

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Mar 07

Opioids no better for chronic pain than over-the-counter drugs A recent study of patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping. CTV News
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Feb 28

Reality check: Can arthritis be treated with insect venom? Our Chief Science Officer weighs in on an emerging "ancient" trend of treating arthritis with insect venom.  Public
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Feb 28

Liberals take first step towards universal pharmacare The 2018 Budget unveils a plan for the first steps toward universal pharmacare.  CTV News