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May is Arthritis Awareness Month!

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis affects one in five adults and 1 in every 250 children the United States.  The CDC, Arthritis Foundation, and other organizations are partnering to … Continue reading

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Second Impact Syndrome

Amid the recent growing concern over concussions in youth, collegiate, and professional contact sports is a lesser known yet serious head injury: second impact syndrome or SIS occurs when an athlete suffers a blow to the head too soon after … Continue reading

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3rd annual Santa Clara Valley Brain Injury Conference: Building on the Legacy of Coma to Community!

The 3rd annual Santa Clara Valley Brain Injury Conference: Building on the Legacy of Coma to Community is the updated continuation of the Coma to Community Conference hosted by Santa Clara Valley Medical Center from 1977 through 1995. The main … Continue reading

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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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