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MMWR: Announcement: World Arthritis Day 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments)

October 12, 2017 is World Arthritis Day (http://www.worldarthritisday.org). First observed in 1996, World Arthritis Day serves as a focus for organizations and individuals to work toward increasing awareness of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions worldwide. In the United States, 54 million adults (1) have some form of arthritis or other rheumatic condition. By 2040, the number of adults with arthritis is projected to increase 49% to 78.4 million, and the number of adults with arthritis-attributable activity limitation will increase 52%, from 23 million to 34.6 million (2).


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