Biweekly Digest – Volume 4, Issue 8

  • April 13th, 2018

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Our Honorary Co-Chairs Lennie and Dianne Rosenbluth Share Celebrating our Friends and Celebrating with our Friends

 

A few weeks ago, we travelled to New York City for the ACC Men’s Basketball  Tournament. Every year, at […]

Biweekly Digest – Volume 4, Issue 7

  • March 30th, 2018

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National Public Health Week 2018: Adding Osteoarthritis to the Conversation

Next week, April 2-8, 2018, is National Public Health Week! This year’s theme is Healthiest Nation 2030: Changing our Future Together. At the […]

Biweekly Digest – Volume 4, Issue 6

  • March 16th, 2018

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Resources for Patients: The OA Action Alliance is now on HealthUnlocked

At the OA Action Alliance, one of our goals is to provide patients with up-to-date information and resources to help manage osteoarthritis. These […]

Biweekly Digest – Volume 4, Issue 5

  • March 2nd, 2018

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NEW Infographic: Arthritis and Physical Activity

Physical activity is a first-line treatment for arthritis; yet many adults with arthritis do not engage in sufficient physical activity. A new infographic from the Osteoarthritis Action […]

Biweekly Digest – Volume 4, Issue 4

  • February 16th, 2018

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Arthritis Advocacy: New Data on Costs of Arthritis Spur Advocates to Action

New CDC data published recently in Arthritis Care and Research found that in 2013, arthritis-attributable medical care costs and earnings losses among […]

Biweekly Digest – Volume 4, Issue 3

  • February 2nd, 2018

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Congrats new Walk with Ease Grantees!
Resources for Community Organizations Offering the Walk with Ease Program 

We’re so excited to be working with our new 2018 Walk with Ease Mini-Grant recipients! These organizations  will be expanding […]

Biweekly Digest – Volume 4, Issue 2

  • January 19th, 2018

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Physical Activity: Winter 2018 Edition
(or…How do I Exercise when its Freezing Outside?!?)

 The OA Action Alliance’s hometown of Chapel Hill, North Carolina got 8 inches of snow this week – now, some of you […]

Biweekly Digest – Volume 4, Issue 1

  • January 5th, 2018

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 Join our Team in 2018:
Help us Reach 1 Billion Steps!

Happy New Year! From all of us at the Osteoarthritis Action Alliance, we’re ringing in the New Year right – by getting up […]

Biweekly Digest – Volume 3, Issue 25

  • December 15th, 2017

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The Prevention and Public Health Fund: What does it do for people with osteoarthritis?

With Congress headed toward a final vote on sweeping tax legislation, The American Public Health Association (APHA) and others […]

Biweekly Digest – Volume 3, Issue 24

  • December 1st, 2017

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Osteoarthritis & Opioids: Minimizing Risk while Managing Pain

The use of opioids for pain management more than doubled in the decade between 2001-2003 and 2011-2013. Among people with osteoarthritis (OA), a study earlier this year […]

Biweekly Digest – Volume 3, Issue 23

  • November 17th, 2017

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Diabetes – Heart Connection Day: How does Arthritis Play a Role?

Last Thursday, November 9, was National Diabetes – Heart Connection Day – a day to recognize the interrelations between diabetes and heart […]

Biweekly Digest – Volume 3, Issue 22

  • November 3rd, 2017

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We want to see you! Find the OAAA at Upcoming Conference Presentations
The Osteoarthritis Action Alliance will be busy in the next couple of weeks at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting (APHA) […]

Biweekly Digest – Volume 3, Issue 21

  • October 20th, 2017

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Osteoarthritis and Obesity: Taking Action for National Obesity Care Week 

Did you know that…

just one pound of weight loss translates to four pounds of relief for your knee joints?
11 pounds of […]

Biweekly Digest – Volume 3, Issue 20

  • October 6th, 2017

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NEW Opportunities to Implement Evidence-Based Physical Activity Programming

Offering evidence-based physical activity programs are one of the best ways for communities to fight osteoarthritis. We’re passionate about helping communities offer these programs- this […]

Biweekly Digest – Volume 3, Issue 19

  • September 22nd, 2017

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Osteoarthritis and Disability
Three-Part Webinar Series on Disability from the National Council on Aging

Arthritis affects 54.4 million Americans, and is one of the most common chronic conditions in the United States. However, beyond that, […]

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