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Working with arthritis

If you have arthritis, you’re not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that 23 percent of all adults in the United States – roughly 54 million people – have arthritis, a term that refers to more than 100 diseases and conditions that affect the joints.
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Working with arthritis

Employees may have limitations, but accommodations can help
Workers with arthritis often experience symptoms such as pain, stiffness and fatigue. But experts say accommodations from employers can help people with arthritis stay on the job.
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Benefits, accommodations help arthritis sufferers at work

Toronto – Providing workplace benefits and accommodations to employees suffering from arthritis can help them maintain concentration and the pace of work, the Institute for Work & Health said Sept. 21 in recognition of Arthritis Awareness Month in Canada.
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Study links rheumatoid arthritis to work absence

Horsham, PA – Employees who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis are 30 percent more likely to miss work than those who do not have the disorder, according to a recent study from pharmaceutical company Janssen Scientific Affairs.
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Arthritis may harm work, social life: study

Atlanta – Adults who suffer from arthritis and other chronic health conditions may be more likely to miss work and have difficulty socializing, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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