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National Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month Spotlights Bone Health

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) announced this month that in connection with National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, which is observed each year in May, it is launching a new campaign, called Generations of Strength®. “NOF’s Generations of Strength . . . → Read More: National Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month Spotlights Bone Health

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National Arthritis Action Month Focuses on What You Can Do to Prevent or Manage this Common Condition

In a news release issued May 1, the Arthritis Foundation, a non-profit organization, declared May as National Arthritis Action Month, and “challeng[ed] Americans to begin taking steps to reduce the burden of arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability.” . . . → Read More: National Arthritis Action Month Focuses on What You Can Do to Prevent or Manage this Common Condition

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New Patient Guides & Treatment Decision Aids Provided by AHRQ

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) is providing a new series of Guides for Patients and Consumers. These new Guides for Patients and Consumers include Consumer . . . → Read More: New Patient Guides & Treatment Decision Aids Provided by AHRQ

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2011 Johns Hopkins Arthritis Whitepaper Released

Johns Hopkins has released its 2011 Arthritis Whitepaper, with in-depth consumer information on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of various different conditions that fall under the heading of “arthritis.” The paper features several diet, exercise and other wellness strategies, . . . → Read More: 2011 Johns Hopkins Arthritis Whitepaper Released

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Osteoporosis Concerns: What's New? Re-focus on Proper Movement and Posture

Recent reports of new statistics on osteoporosis have not been substantiated, but new concerns about safety of osteoporosis drugs and calcium supplements have recently re-focused attention on proper posture and movement techniques to avoid bone fractures, as well as . . . → Read More: Osteoporosis Concerns: What’s New? Re-focus on Proper Movement and Posture

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Arthritis Tutorial

Arthritis is a common condition that affects one in six Americans. To learn basic facts about arthritis, click the link below to take a tutorial provided by the Patient Education Institute of the U.S. Library of Medicine, National Institutes . . . → Read More: Arthritis Tutorial

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Arthritis: The Nation’s Leading Cause of Disability

by MedicineNet.com. Arthritis affects more than 43 million Americans, is the leading cause of disability, and is expected to increase dramatically as the baby boomers age. It is expected to affect 60 million Americans, or 20% of the population, . . . → Read More: Arthritis: The Nation’s Leading Cause of Disability

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Arthritis Overview

by Cleveland Clinic »View Info

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Arthritis Basics; Arthritis Types

Overview, by CDC, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion »View Info

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Arthritis

Information from Medline Plus, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. »View Info

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Information on Arthritis

by MedicineNet.com, including multiple types of arthritis and arthritis topics. »View Info

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Arthritis: Keeping your joints healthy

Harvard Health Publications, Harvard Medical School. Book covering in detail medical information on the different types of arthritis, and their diagnosis, treatments, and remedies. »View Info

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Osteoporosis

by MayoClinic.com. Discussion of definition, causes, risk factors, when to seek medical advice, tests and diagnosis, complications, treatments, prevention, and lifestyle. »View Info

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Data and Statistics on the Prevalence of Arthritis, State by State

from the CDC, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion »View Info

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Targeting Arthritis

Reducing Disability for Nearly 19 Million Americans 2007, by CDC, Department of Health & Human Resources. Paper discussing the nature and prevalence of arthritis, and providing statistics for its occurrence in relationship to other diseases. View info…Targeting Arthritis

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Multiple Types of Arthritis

Information on Arthritis, by MedicineNet.com, including multiple types of arthritis and arthritis topics. »View Info

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Arthritis Overview by Cleveland Clinic

Arthritis Overview by Cleveland Clinic »View Info

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Learn About Arthritis Types From The CDC, National Center For Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Arthritis Basics; Arthritis Types – Overview, by CDC, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion »View Info

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Arthritis: What Is It?

Arthritis, Information from Medline Plus, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. »View Info

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Arthritis Discussed By American College of Rheumatology

Some of the most common forms of Arthritis and Related Conditions, patient Information by the American College of Rheumatology, including an overview of the nature, causes, statistics, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, of: »Osteoarthritis »Rheumatoid Arthritis »Polymyalgia Rheumatica »Reactive Arthritis . . . → Read More: Arthritis Discussed By American College of Rheumatology

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Arthritis: Keeping Your Joints Healthy

Harvard Health Publications, Harvard Medical School. Book covering in detail medical information on the different types of arthritis, and their diagnosis, treatments, and remedies. »View Info

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Mayo Clinic on Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, by MayoClinic.com. Discussion of definition, causes, risk factors, when to seek medical advice, tests and diagnosis, complications, treatments, prevention, and lifestyle. View Info…

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Role of Heredity in Causing Arthritis

Heredity and Arthritis, by American College of Rheumatology. The roles of heredity and environment in causing rheumatic diseases. Read More….

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