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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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Aug 17

Secondhand smoke increases risk of children developing arthritis later in life  A new study in the journal Rheumatology indicates that being exposed to secondhand smoke in childhood could increase the risk of someone developing arthritis as an adult.  Public
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Myriad of health claims suggest cannabis is a panacea for what ails us. But is it? Arthritis, both rheumatoid and osteo, is one disease where cannabis is creating a lot of buzz, in large part because a growing number of patients swear by it for easing stiff, swollen and painful joints. CBC News
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What Teachers Should Know About Juvenile Arthritis Many teachers this year will get a student who has Juvenile Arthritis. Learn about what teachers should know in order to understand and help their students with Juvenile Arthritis. Public