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Jan 31, 2017, 09:00 ET Arthritis Foundation Launches "Prescription for Access" Toolkit to Support People With Arthritis by Delivering Resources to Help With Health Coverage and Denied Claims

The pain and management of arthritis may not be visible, but it is incredibly real to the 50 million Americans diagnosed with arthritis and related...


Jan 09, 2017, 09:02 ET Arthritis Foundation to Host Osteoarthritis Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting

The Arthritis Foundation today announced they are hosting an Osteoarthritis (OA) Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) meeting in the Washington,...


Feb 04, 2016, 10:00 ET Arthritis Foundation Awards Nearly $5.5 Million in Scientific Discovery Funding

 The Arthritis Foundation has announced that 11 scientists were selected out of 167 proposals as the 2015 Scientific Discovery Awardees for...


Nov 24, 2014, 10:53 ET Arthritis Foundation Selects Michael Ortman as Board Chair

The Arthritis Foundation today announced the selection of Michael Ortman as the chair of its board of directors. Ortman has served on the board of...


Nov 20, 2014, 10:00 ET Arthritis Foundation Annual Meeting Launches New Scientific Strategy and Branding

Nearly a quarter of adults in the United States – more than 50 million people – suffer every day from arthritis, yet common...


Nov 13, 2014, 10:19 ET In the Battle Against Juvenile Arthritis, Organizations Find Two is Better Than One

Today, children and families living with juvenile arthritis and other childhood rheumatic diseases can find new hope in the fight against the...


Jul 02, 2014, 08:00 ET Arthritis Foundation Hosts 30th National Juvenile Arthritis Conference in Keystone, CO

 Children with arthritis, caregivers, doctors and researchers from across the nation will convene in Keystone, Colo., for the Arthritis...


Jun 30, 2014, 08:00 ET Arthritis Foundation To Host National Juvenile Arthritis Conference

Children with arthritis, caregivers, doctors and researchers from across the nation will convene in Keystone, Colo., for the Arthritis Foundation...


May 12, 2014, 09:21 ET Walk To Cure Arthritis Comes To Memphis

 Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on June 7 at Shelby Farms Park in Memphis. Formerly...


May 01, 2014, 08:00 ET CVS/pharmacy Becomes the Arthritis Foundation's® Exclusive Drugstore 'Partner for Better Living'(SM)

Shopping for arthritis-related products just got easier. Today, in conjunction with Arthritis Month, the Arthritis Foundation announced that...


Feb 06, 2014, 15:04 ET Arthritis Foundation Announces New Walk Name And Logo

Walk to Cure Arthritis Raises Money to Find a Cure The Arthritis Foundation has unveiled a new name and logo for its signature fundraising...


Nov 07, 2013, 14:52 ET More Americans Limited By Arthritis Pain

Nearly One in Ten Says Joint Pain Impacts Daily Activity    A government report released today found the number of...


Nov 01, 2013, 11:03 ET Get In The Holiday Spirit With The Jingle Bell Run/Walk For Arthritis

Fun and Festive 5K Event Raises Funds to Cure Arthritis The Arthritis Foundation's Jingle Bell Run/Walk...


Oct 01, 2013, 09:35 ET New Online Guide Offers Consumers Tools To Make Informed Decisions In Health Insurance Marketplace

Arthritis Foundation Launches Unique Resource to Help Individuals with Arthritis Find the Right Plan The Arthritis Foundation announces...


Sep 23, 2013, 11:15 ET Arthritis Foundation Names President And CEO

 The Arthritis Foundation announces the appointment of Ann M. Palmer as president and CEO of the national organization, headquartered in...


Aug 29, 2013, 08:00 ET Arthritis Foundation Awards $1 Million Grant To Stop Arthritis After ACL Tears, Sports Injuries

Study Could Revolutionize Treatment for Osteoarthritis The Arthritis Foundation awarded a $1 million, multi-institutional grant that could...


Jul 09, 2013, 09:30 ET 2013 Arthritis Walk® To Raise More Than $10 Million

The Arthritis Foundation announced today that the nationwide 2013 Arthritis Walk is projected to raise...


Jul 02, 2013, 10:26 ET Arthritis Common In Children, Yet Often Misdiagnosed

Recognizing Warning Signs Key to Preventing Disability  Juvenile arthritis is one of the most common chronic illnesses affecting children,...


Jun 20, 2013, 08:00 ET White House Highlights Innovative Arthritis Research

 The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will highlight innovative arthritis research at an event today honoring "Open Science...


May 21, 2013, 15:15 ET Arthritis Foundation Announces Appointment Of Meagan Fulmer As Chief Development Officer

ATLANTA, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Arthritis Foundation announces the appointment of Meagan Fulmer as chief development...


May 02, 2013, 12:01 ET Community-based Programs Aim To Get People Walking

Report Shows Low or No Walking Among Those Who Could Benefit the Most Walking is a proven way to keep joints healthy and relieve arthritis...


May 01, 2013, 07:00 ET Arthritis Foundation Launches Public Awareness Campaign in Conjunction With Arthritis Month This May

The Arthritis Foundation is announcing a new multiyear public awareness campaign in conjunction with Arthritis Month this May to debunk the myths...


Apr 15, 2013, 17:39 ET Arthritis Foundation Announces Appointment of John Vernachio As Vice President of Research

 The Arthritis Foundation announces the appointment of John Vernachio, Ph.D. as vice president of research effective April 15. In his new...


Mar 11, 2013, 10:20 ET 2013 Arthritis Walk® Kicks-Off Nationwide

The 2013 Arthritis Walk, the Arthritis Foundation's annual nationwide event that raises awareness and funds to fight arthritis, officially...


Mar 04, 2013, 20:38 ET FDA Director Receives Arthritis Foundation Award

The Arthritis Foundation will present Janet Woodcock, M.D. of the FDA with the Floyd B. Odlum Making a Difference Award at the annual Advocacy...