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Just in Time: The 2012 Juvenile Arthritis Conference is this July 19th through 22nd

Just in time for Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month is the Arthritis Foundation‘s signature, nationwide event for families affected by juvenile arthritis. This three-day education event focuses on health, wellness and fun for children affected by arthritis, lupus, myositis, ankylosing spondylitis, … Continue reading

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July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month!

Primarily thought of as an “old persons” disease, arthritis can affect individuals of any age, including children.  Approximately 300,000 children in the U.S. have juvenile arthritis (JA). JA is a general term to describe the many autoimmune and inflammatory conditions, … Continue reading

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis refers to joint inflammation. It can be caused by more than 100 rheumatic diseases and conditions that affect joints, joint tissue, and other connective tissues.  An estimated 22% of adults or about 50 million people ages 18 or older … Continue reading

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