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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Latest Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast Episode
Self-Compassion & Chronic Pain
Self-compassion is the act of showing kindness to oneself in times of suffering. In this episode, a trained medical doctor and mindfulness practitioner shares tips on how to use self-compassion to help dial down stress, alleviate depression and even alter the pain experience.Listen Now
News & Stories
Pilot Program Brings Foundation Resources to Underserved Communities
Partnering with community organizations to bring arthritis awareness, resources and tools to Black, Hispanic and military and veteran service members.Learn More
Biosimilars: An Inflection Point for Arthritis
Lower-cost competition may make biologic therapies available to more arthritis patients.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
Clare Peckenpaugh: Arthritis Leads to Nursing
Her arthritis diagnosis inspired this young woman to help others with the disease.Learn More
Alpha Omicron Pi Makes Largest Gift to Date
$1 million gift marks 56 years of partnership, fuels research and community initiatives.Learn More
Study: Stopping OA With a Corticosteroid
The Arthritis Foundation funds a trial to stop osteoarthritis after a meniscus injury.Learn More
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