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    Dec 11

    Lack of accessible apartments forces Summerside man to live in motel There are rougly 300 accessible apartmenst on PEI, however there is no central database listing units.  CBC News
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    Dec 11

    Meniscus removal in knee surgery can cause major cell death after just hours of exercise: study Researchers at the University of Calgary have put a formerly common knee surgery practice under the microscope to find how it can cause osteoarthritis. CBC News
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    Dec 11

    Occurrence of and referral to specialists for pain-related diagnoses in First Nations and non–First Nations children and youth Indigenous youth have higher rates of chronic health conditions interfering with healthy development, including arthritis. A new study explores differences in pain-related diagnoses in First Nations and non–First Nations children. News Medical
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    Dec 10

    Why JA Parents Hope You Keep Your Sick Child Home from School Children with juvenile arthritis often use medications to suppress the immune system, making them more vulnerable to illness.  Public
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    Dec 05

    New hope for treatment-resistant sufferers of rheumatoid arthritis A new drug is helping those suffering from rheumatoid arthritis who respond poorly to other treatments. CTV News
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    Nov 28

    Why many Canadians face long waits or big bills to have painful medical devices removed In the past ten years, as many as 7,800 Canadians have gone through a removal or revision surgery involving an implanted medical device — and those numbers don't include Canadians who travelled south of the border for surgery. CBC News
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    Nov 27

    Does CBD Really Help With Pain? CBD is becoming more widely available for purchase and in spas and massage therapy centers across the country, but what about it's efficacy and legality?  US News
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    Nov 23

    Higher learning? UBC launches Canada's first professor of cannabis science The University of British Columbia is creating a new professorship to study the potential role of marijuana to treat opioid addiction, a move that faculty members say will begin to fill a cannabis research gap. CTV News
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    Nov 22

    Orthopaedic surgeons on the common knee procedure that may cause more harm than good To help improve mobility and treat joint pain, it has been common in the past for older adults with osteoarthritis of the knee to be referred to an orthopedic surgeon for a knee arthroscopy. Public
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