The Arthritis Newsletter

Summer 2017

Big Data: Accessing Existing Health Databases to Advance Health Research


Have you ever wondered about the term “Big Data”? Does it sound like a risk to the security of your health data? Not at all! We sit down with Natalie McCormick, a researcher with Arthritis Research Canada to discuss the use of Big Data in research.

2017 ARThritis Soirée Raises a Record Breaking $390,000 for Arthritis Research


The 5th annual ARThritis Soirée was a record-breaking evening for Arthritis Research Canada. The Roof at the Hotel Vancouver was awash in purple as the signature cocktail event unfolded and an incredible $390,000 was raised to advance leading edge arthritis research.

The Patient’s perspective: What it’s Like to Attend The Canadian Rheumatology Association Conference


As patients, attending scientific conferences is not only beneficial for us, but for the researchers as well. Our perspective provides additional insight into the impact and direction of current and future research.

Tips and Tricks for Summer Fun


We all look forward to summer and the hot weather and holidays. In order to be prepared, follow these tips and tricks to help you enjoy the summer and stay healthy!

Arthritis Guide To Surviving Music Festivals


Be comfortable, safe and prepared when planning to attend a music festival with this survival guide.

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