May is Arthritis Month – Take Action!

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May is Arthritis Month – a time to take action to change the course of arthritis. From participating in a nearby Arthritis Walk, to improving your health through fitness and nutrition, to speaking out about the seriousness of arthritis – there’s a lot you can do to raise awareness and reduce the impact of the nation’s leading cause of disability.

In honor of Arthritis Month, the Arthritis Foundation is launching a campaign, Faces of Arthritis, to spread the truth that arthritis can affect anyone at any time. Many people don’t realize that arthritis strikes one in five adults as well as 300,000 children. At, you can get the facts about arthritis. And, if you’re the face of arthritis, you can upload a photo and dispel a myth.

As a partner with the Arthritis Foundation, Brownmed is doing its part to help spread the word. “Our employees have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people with arthritis by spreading the word and helping others face the realities of this debilitating disease,” says Ivan Brown. “I encourage Brownmed employees to support this very worthwhile effort.”

To help others face the facts about arthritis, go to