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Keep Up The Great Work!

We are soproud of our Move it in May fundraisers! You are really challenging yourself and are helping to make a positive change.
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Staying Active With Pilates

Staying active can be a challenge for many of those living who have arthritis. Arthritis is very individual: not everyone has the same type of arthritis, the same joints affected, the same level of disease progression, the same symptoms, or the same degree of pain or functional limitation.

Just as arthritis affects people differently, an exercise program needs to be individually tailored, with Pilates being one form of exercise that might suit some readers.
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What Causes Foot Pain.

Arthritis can affect the feet and cause joint pain, swelling and stiffness. It can also make standing and walking painful and you may find your feed and/or toes change shape, making it harder to fit shoes.
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Insurance Perks for AQ Members

Insurance Perks for AQ Members

Arthritis Queensland has partnered up with Tony Bemrose Insurance Brokers to provide our members with access to a range of insurance products with exclusive benefits and discounts.
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Consumer Reps Needed for ANZMUSC

Consumer Reps Needed for ANZMUSC

The Australia & New Zealand Musculoskeletal (ANZMUSC) Clinical Trials Network is looking for consumer representatives who can provide valuable consumer input and insight on research studies.
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Medicinal Cannabis: Have your say

Medicinal Cannabis: Have your say

Over the past week the Australian Government has passed legislation on medicinal cannabis whilst Queensland is pursuing "the nations most progressive medicinal cannabis regime." To find out more about these developments and to have your say click here
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Health Professionals E-News

Health Professionals E-News

In this issue we feature our 17th Annual Health Professionals Seminar, introduce AQ's new Health Education Team and discuss the growing public health issue of sedentary behaviour and its impacts on those with arthritis.
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Delisting of paracetamol from the PBS

Delisting of paracetamol from the PBS

There has been a lot of confusion lately about whether it will cost more or less for Panadol Osteo with the delisting of paracetamol from the PBS. Arthritis Australia outlines changes in pricing for concessional patients.
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Faces of arthritis

Faces of arthritis

Arthritis is an 'invisible' disease effecting people of all ages, and by looking at someone you cannot tell of their suffering. The aim of this campaign is to break down this barrier and bring awareness to the different Faces of Arthritis who demonstrate resilience and perseverance each day.
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Infliximab biosimilar update

Infliximab biosimilar update

Are you on infliximab (Remicade) for rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis or psoriatic arthritis? If so, you should be aware that a new biosimilar brand of infliximab is now available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
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Private Health Insurance review

Private Health Insurance review

The Minister for Health has announced a review of Private Health Insurance (PHI). Have your say!
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Inflammatory Arthritis & Cardiovascular Disease

Inflammatory Arthritis & Cardiovascular Disease

Did you know that having inflammatory arthritis puts you at increased risk of cardiovascular disease? For more information read this article from the Arthritis Queensland Health Education team. 
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World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day

Today is World Osteoporosis Day! The 2015 campaign theme is Serve Up Bone Strength and aims to raise awareness for the right nutrients you need to stay healthy and strong.
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Arthritis Australia launches new online resource EMPOWERED

Arthritis Australia launches new online resource EMPOWERED

To coincide with World Arthritis Day, Arthritis Australia has today announced the launch of a new on-line resource. EMPOWERED is designed to help people with arthritis to better manage their condition.
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