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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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Jul 18

Medical marijuana users worry about Canada’s cannabis-impaired driving rules Medical marijuana users worry they won’t be able to get behind the wheel once recreational cannabis is legalized, as the government is not proposing an exemption for medical cannabis users under the cannabis-impaired driving rules. Toronto Star
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Jul 10

Staying Positive May Not Cure RA… But Depression Can Worsen Flares Studies indicate that depression may exacerbate rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, and might even cause disease flare-ups in some cases. Public
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Jun 21

Health Canada Approves Taltz® (ixekizumab) for Treatment of Active Psoriatic Arthritis Health Canada has officially approved Taltz® (ixekizumab) for the treatment of adults with active PsA. It can be used alone or in combination with a conventional DMARD, such as methotrexate. Public