As the nation’s #1 cause of disability, arthritis affects nearly 60 million adults and 300,000 children. Over 100 types of arthritis and related conditions damage the joints and often other organs.
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Laughter Is Good Medicine
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News & Stories
National Coalition Urges HHS to Withdraw its Appeal on Copay Assistance
The All Copays Count Coalition urges HHS to follow the U.S. District Court’s decision that ensures insurers and PBMs count copay assistance payments made on behalf of enrollees toward their annual deductible and out-of-pocket limit.Learn More
Our Arthritis Champions
Volunteers fuel the Arthritis Foundation’s mission to help people living with arthritis.Learn More
Lily Waddell: Keeping Trials on Track
This research assistant coordinates details so studies like PIKASO stay on course.Learn More
Actemra Biosimilar Gets Approval
Tofidence is the first approved for sJIA, but it’s not available yet in the U.S.Learn More
Arthritis Foundation Announces First-Ever Foundation-Directed Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis Clinical Trial
An unprecedented trial will study patients at risk of post-traumatic osteoarthritis in the knee, or knee PTOA, and involve scientists at nine world-class institutions.Learn More
Some Arthritis Meds Raise COVID Variant Risks
Certain drugs used to treat autoimmune arthritis raise risks from the latest COVID surge.Learn More
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