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May is Arthritis Awareness Month: What You Need to Know helps raise awareness of a disease that affects 54 million Americans.

April 23, 2018

Deerfield, Illinois: May is Arthritis Awareness Month, and to help bring attention to the crippling impact of the disease, will be releasing a number of resources that help people understand, prevent, and treat arthritis and its related conditions.

According to the Arthritis Foundation:

  • Arthritis is the number 1 cause of disability in America
  • The disease impacts more than 54 million Americans (1 in 4 adults) and nearly 300,000 children
  • There are more than 100 forms of arthritis
  • Arthritis affects 1 in 3 people aged 18 to 64

Throughout the month of May, will feature articles, videos, and blogs to help readers better understand and cope with the debilitating effects of arthritis.

In addition to these resources, a series of Arthritis Awareness Month infographics will be released through social media channels. These interactive tools encourage people to talk about arthritis and how the disease has impacted their lives. is in a unique position to help raise awareness about the devastating impacts of the disease, as millions of visitors turn to each month to learn about arthritis and arthritis-related conditions.

Join us and help spread the word about Arthritis Awareness Month. Follow the Facebook Page for more information.

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