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Revealing the Truth About Arthritis During Arthritis Awareness Month

“I don’t know many people with arthritis.”

 “It’s a disease that affects older people.”

 “Anyone can live with a little joint pain.”

 “Are you sure what you’re experiencing isn’t just in your head?”

From coast to coast, this is what we hear about arthritis every day. Although more Americans are living with arthritis than those with breast cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and autism combined, most people know very little about this debilitating disease. In fact, only 7% of Americans realize it’s the No. 1 cause of long-term disability in the United States. Continue reading Revealing the Truth About Arthritis During Arthritis Awareness Month

CARRA Conference Arthritis Foundation

Groups Collaborate to Improve Future for Children Living with Arthritis

For the next five days, more than 430 people who aim to improve the lives of children with arthritis — including physicians, nurses, parents, patients, and representatives from advocacy organizations — will gather in Toronto for Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance’s (CARRA) annual meeting, marking the largest gathering in the meeting’s 12-year history. Their common goal? To advance research projects that will uncover the answers to specific questions about rheumatic diseases in children.
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