Articles tagged with: Arthritis

The Bristal Donates Thousands of Dollars

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This season, The Bristal donated thousands of dollars to three important charities as a result of so many people sharing and Liking our Pay-It-Forward Facebook posts. Click to read about our Pay It Forward Campaign.

The Arthritis Foundation and The National Parkinson Foundation participated by Liking and sharing The Bristal posts with their own Fans on Facebook, boosting our Likes and increasing the ultimate donations.

The Bristal made the following donations in the wake of this effort. The base amounts were calculated at one dollar per Post Like to each organization below… and then some.

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Natural Remedies to Treat Arthritis

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One in every five adults in this country lives with arthritis. Another 300,000 children under the age of 18 have a diagnosis of some form of the disease. There is no cure for this disabling condition and few options for treatment. It is one of the reasons people turn to supplements and other natural remedies for relief. According to Consumer Reports, the dietary supplements industry in this country pulls in $28 billion a year. That is double the amount of money Americans spend on prescription medications. Top sellers are products that promote healthy joints. Unfortunately, it is an industry with … read more

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The Bristal Raises Funds and Awareness for the Arthritis Foundation

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One in five American adults live with a diagnosis of arthritis. That means 50 million adults in our country are afflicted with the disease. An additional 300,000 children under the age of 18 have arthritis. By 2030, estimates are that total will soar to 67 million Americans. Arthritis is responsible for 44 million hospital outpatient visits each year and leads to one million hospitalizations. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of the disease.

The Arthritis Foundation has a vision of creating a world free from arthritis and the limitations it creates. Their more immediate goal is to reduce the number … read more

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