California Arthritis News

Harkey Bill Designates May as Arthritis Awareness Month

Assemblywoman Diane Harkey rose to speak on her ACR 123, a resolution designating May as Arthritis Awareness Month. In addition to remarking on the specifics of this chronic health program, Assemblywoman Harkey also shared the experience of a family member who has had arthritis since childhood.

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Testimony in Support of SB 1052 (Torres)

On April 24, 2014, Arthritis Foundation Advocate Charis Hill testified to the California Senate Health Committee on SB 1052 (Torres). Hill talks about the challenges of finding the right information from health care providers on specialty tier drugs needed to treat ankylosing spondylitis. read more

Faces of Arthritis

Striking one in every five adults and 300,000 children, arthritis is the nation's leading cause of disability ( The Arthritis Foundation ( is committed to raising awareness and reducing the impact of this serious, painful and unacceptable disease, which can rob people of living life to its fullest.

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