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The Arthritis Newsletter

Summer 2011

Introduction: Summer 2011

Welcome to our second and summer issue of the Consumer Advisory Board (CAB) newsletter.

Arthritis and Your Family

The diagnosis of arthritis may present a person with a myriad of feelings from shock, dismay, and uncertainty to frustration, anger, denial, and hopelessness. But it’s also an issue for everyone in the family!

Around the House & Garden

The diagnosis of arthritis may present a person with a myriad of feelings from shock, dismay, and uncertainty to frustration, anger, denial, and hopelessness. But it’s also an issue for everyone in the family!

Should I take Methotrexate?

Our readers have demonstrated an interest in learning about current research projects.

Information You Can Use!

 

In February 2011, we attended the 9th Annual Cochrane Canada Symposium, Early Exposure to Cochrane: Accessible, Credible & Practical.

Cochrane Collaboration & Library

 

Have you ever been to the doctor and been confronted with a treatment you knew nothing about and an explanation that left you just as confused?

New App: ArthritisID

 

You may be aware that searching for health information is the third most popular online pursuit and that eight in ten Internet users look online for health information (Pew Internet Project, Health Issues report, 2011).

 

Marguerite’s Story

 

I was 21 in 1967 – living in the Black Forest in southern Germany…

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