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    Oct 15

    A look at the personal and economic cost of chronic pain According to doctors, chronic pain is pain that lasts longer than three months and doesn't get better with conventional treatment. Statistics Canada says six million people across the country suffer from chronic pain, meaning 20 per cent of the population is affected. Public
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    Oct 09

    Toronto hospital offers same-day hip replacement surgery Women’s College Hospital in Toronto offers same-day hip replacement surgery, a procedure that is becoming increasingly necessary as the country’s population ages and rates of obesity increase. Public
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    Oct 01

    Jiffy Giving Back to Help Ease the Pain of Home Maintenance Jiffy and Arthritis Society have entered a month-long partnership to help ease the pain of home maintenance for people with arthritis, and give back to help fund cutting-edge research, proactive advocacy and innovative solutions for people with arthritis. Throughout the month of October in... Arthritis Society
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    Sep 18

    TTC subway operator barred while using medicinal cannabis A Toronto Transit Commission employee says she's back on opioids because her employer told her she can't use medical marijuana and remain as a subway operator, even though her doctor thinks cannabis is the best treatment for her chronic pain.  Public
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    Aug 30

    Impact Newsletter - September 2018 National Highlights Become an empowered patient this September during Arthritis Awareness MonthThis year, as we celebrate our 70th anniversary, the Arthritis Society will be focusing on empowering people with arthritis through education about disease self-management. Arthritis is a serious... Arthritis Society
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    Jul 30

    CBD for dogs: A practical guide for animal owners Dogs seem to respond very well to one specific chemical in cannabis—cannabidiol. However, when it comes to using Cannabis sativa products for dogs, pet parents have to be extra careful. Learn about using cannabis as an alternative treatment for dogs. Public
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    Jul 25

    New Alternative to Surgery for Stenosis Dr. Carlo Ammendolia has discovered an alternative to surgery for people with stenosis (arthritis in the spine) struggling to walk. It is a program of exercise and manual therapy that has helped hundreds of patients. Toronto Star
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    Feb 02

    New joints for arthritis sufferers among U of T research projects receiving Connaught Innovation Award support For millions of Canadians with hands gnarled by arthritis, a promising new treatment could see their diseased joints replaced with new tissue-engineered joints developed at the University of Toronto. Arthritis Society
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    Feb 01

    Demand for medical cannabis growing among arthritis patients More and more Canadians are wanting to learn about medical cannabis - and we're here to answer their questions.  Digital Journal
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