• US Arthritis Prevalence Continues Steady Rise, CDC Reports

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    The latest survey data indicate that more Americans have arthritis than ever before, possibly because of an aging population, worsening individual health, and economic factors.
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  • Nearly one-quarter of US adults have arthritis; 43% of those report activity limitations

    Nearly one-quarter of US adults have arthritis; 43% of those report activity limitations

    1 month ago - By Healio

    An estimated 58.5 million adults in the United States - nearly one-quarter of the country's adult population - had arthritis, while 25.7 million demonstrated arthritis-related activity limitations, during 2016 to 2018, according to data.
    The figures point to a continuously rising trend, following 2013 to 2015 estimates that reached 54.4 million and 23.7 million, respectively, the researchers wrote.
    “Arthritis has been the most frequently reported main cause of disability among U.S. adults for > 15 years, was responsible for > $300 billion in arthritis-attributable
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