Working together, we will not only raise awareness of arthritis, but will help change the way arthritis research and public health is funded and health care policies are made.
With Pain, Some Gains
Nine-Year-Old Seeks Help for the 300,000 Kids With Arthritis.
Eric Terry sits on the floor during a tiring day at the U.S. Capitol. The Woodbridge fourth-grader hopes that lawmakers will approve more funding for research on juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. (Photo By Brenna Maloney -- The Washington Post)
The Washington Post has featured our very own Arthritis Foundation Advocate, 9 year old Eric Terry from Woodbridge, VA as he walked the halls of Congress with the other 400 advocates at the AF Advocacy & Kids' Summit.
This article will go a long way in raising awareness of juvenile arthritis, the Arthritis Foundation and the critical need to pass the Arthritis, Prevention Control and Cure Act (S.626/HR.1283) and increase federal funding of arthritis research and public health.
Article with nine year-old Eric Terry. Read Story
Arthritis is family's focus
Sisters, mom advocate for prevention, control and cure. Read Story
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