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Community Health Library > This Month's Health Focus
July 2010
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July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. The term arthritis is used to describe joint inflammation as well as various other diseases that affect joints, the surrounding areas, and connective tissue. Adults and the elderly are not the only victims of arthritis. Arthritis or arthritis-related conditions affect approximately 294,000 people under the age of 18.

Check out these items from the Community Health Library to learn more about arthritis.
 

Arthritis: A Cleveland Clinic Guide

By John D. Clough

Between 10 and 20 percent of Americans of all ages will suffer from some sort of arthritis. This guide provides a straightforward and clear examination of arthritis and serves as a complete home reference for anyone.



 

Arthritis: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier

By Shelley Peterman Schwarz

Ideal for both those afflicted with arthritis and for healthcare professionals and caregivers, this guide is a one-stop resource replete with up-to-date references, addresses, phone numbers, and websites for chronic arthritis support.



 

Good Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis

By the Arthritis Foundation

Readers will learn how to be proactive patients, how to stretch daily to reduce pain and increase flexibility, and how to judge the many over-the-counter drugs and supplements on the market today.


 

Yoga for Arthritis: the Complete Guide

By Loren Fishman, M.D. and Ellen Saltonstall

This book provides a comprehensive, user-friendly medical yoga program designed for management and prevention of arthritis.



 

Mayo Clinic Wellness Solutions for Arthritis (DVD)

Physicians from the esteemed Mayo Clinic provide insights on the most effective means to cope with this all-too-common family of ailments.







Juvenile Arthritis Fact Sheet - This pdf from the Arthritis Foundation gives you statistics and facts on juvenile arthritis.

Juvenile Arthritis Fast Facts - Read these facts about juvenile arthritis from NIAMS.

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis - Check out this summary from the National Library of Medicine and then follow the links for more information.




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