News from arthritis foundation A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Feb 04, 2016, 10:00 ET
Arthritis Foundation logo

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...

Jul 21, 2015, 08:30 ET

International Foundation for Autoimmune Arthritis Spearheads a Patient Approach to Meet the Demand for Early Detection, Referrals, Diagnosis, and Treatment

 Delays in detection, referrals, diagnosis, and treatment of Autoimmune Arthritis diseases (AIA) can lead to greater physical limitations,...

Jul 15, 2015, 10:00 ET
Arthritis Foundation logo

Arthritis Foundation Designates Advil® First "Champion for Life" Corporate Sponsor

Today, the Arthritis Foundation announced Advil, a Pfizer Consumer Healthcare product, as the organization's first "Champion for Life" sponsor. The...

Jul 02, 2015, 16:07 ET
Arthritis Foundation logo

From NYC to ORL, bicyclists hope to raise awareness for juvenile arthritis

At just 11 months old, New York City resident Jennifer "Jen" Horonjeff was diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, the most common type of...

May 07, 2015, 09:00 ET

"Walk to Cure Arthritis" Comes to Los Angeles and Orange County

 The Arthritis Foundation's "Walk to Cure Arthritis" will take place during May, National Arthritis Month. The Orange County/Inland Empire...

May 04, 2015, 10:00 ET
Arthritis Foundation logo

Arthritis Foundation Spotlights Everyday Wins, Introduces Champion Of Yes Brand

Every day, more than 50 million people in the United Stated, including an estimated 300,000 children, face the possibility of saying "no" to...

Apr 30, 2015, 11:28 ET
Renee Cafaro, National Walk to Cure Arthritis Adult Honoree

Renee Cafaro of New York City Named National Adult Honoree for 2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis

Renee Cafaro of New York City has been named the National Adult Honoree of the 2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis, the Arthritis Foundation's signature...

Apr 22, 2015, 11:37 ET
Lexi Narotzky, 2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis National Adult Honoree

Livingston, NJ Teen Named National Young Adult Honoree for 2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis

Sixteen-year-old Lexi Narotzky of Livingston, NJ, has been named the National Young Adult Honoree of the 2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis, the Arthritis...

Mar 25, 2015, 15:00 ET

Arthritis Foundation Supports Legislation to Ensure Access to Innovative Treatments

The Arthritis Foundation supports new bipartisan legislation introduced in the House of Representatives this week that will counteract an alarming...

Mar 23, 2015, 10:00 ET

Advocating for a Cure: Arthritis Foundation Advocates Descend on Capitol Hill for 2015 Summit

 The Arthritis Foundation hosts its annual Advocacy Summit this week in Washington, DC, to raise awareness and build congressional support to...

Mar 03, 2015, 13:15 ET

Arthritis Foundation Honors 2015 "Women On The Move"

The Arthritis Foundation is honoring three women of achievement as this year's  "Women on the Move" for their support of the organization's...

Dec 04, 2014, 09:00 ET

Ring in the Holidays in December at the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

 Get in the holiday spirit this month by supporting the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis to raise funds to fight arthritis, the nation's...

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 19, 2014, 14:02 ET

Arthritis Foundation Raises More Than $750,000 In One Night To Fund Research At Annual Southern California Gala

 More than 700 Arthritis Foundation supporters gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on November 18 to honor Deen...

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...

Sep 02, 2014, 09:00 ET

Francis Tesmer to Chair GlitzGlamGive Gala, an Oscar® Viewing Party

 Francis Tesmer, Chief Executive Officer and partner, Rolf Lohse International and Rolfs Salon, will chair the Arthritis Foundation's 21st...

Aug 27, 2014, 09:00 ET

Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation Host 'Healing Hands for Arthritis' Event

Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation have joined forces again to host Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to raise funds...

Jul 02, 2014, 09:00 ET

Arthritis Foundation Affirms Commitment To Families of Children With Juvenile Arthritis

Juvenile arthritis (JA) is one of the most common, chronic childhood diseases in the U.S., affecting nearly 300,000 children.  During Juvenile...

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...