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Twitter Chat on Complementary Health Approaches and Arthritis

May 27, 2015 1:00 p.m. ET
Twitter chat on: Complementary health Approaches & Arthritis-Wednesday, May 27, 1-2 p.m. ET  Join Us!  #ArthritisTalk

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. We’re hosting a Twitter chat to discuss what the science says about the safety and usefulness of natural products (such as glucosamine and chondroitin) and mind and body approaches (such as yoga, tai chi, and acupuncture) for managing the symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Joining the discussion will be:

We’ll be tweeting from @NIH_NCCIH.

Additional participants will include: • The National Institutes of Health: @NIH • The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases: @NIH_NIAMS • The National Institute on Aging: @NIAGo4Life • Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: @womenshealth • Harvard Health Publications: @HarvardHealth • U.S. Food and Drug Administration: @US_FDA • Berkeley Wellness, University of California: @BerkeleyWell •

Follow the conversation at #ArthritisTalk.

Spread the Word

We hope you can help spread the word about our upcoming Twitter Chat on Complementary Health Approaches and Arthritis!

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Twitter chat on: Complementary Health Approaches & Arthritis-Wednesday, May 27, 1-2 p.m. ET  Join Us!  #ArthritisTalk
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  • It’s National #Arthritis Awareness Month! Join @NIH_NCCIH for a chat on complementary health & arthritis 5/27, 1pET #ArthritisTalk
  • Want to learn about #mindbody approaches or dietary supps for managing #arthritis symptoms? Bring your Qs to #ArthritisTalk 5/27, 1pET
  • This month join @NIH_NCCIH @NIH_NIAMS @NIAGo4Life & others for a chat about #arthritis & complementary health 5/27, 1pET #ArthritisTalk

Join us as we host or participate in live online chats that cover a variety of health topics. If we’re hosting, we’ll be focusing on complementary health approaches for a specific health topic. An expert in scientific and health issues will be available to answer your questions. Dates, times, topics, and hashtags for our chats will be announced on this page and through Twitter and Facebook. If we’re participating in another organization’s chat, we’ll share the hashtag where the conversation is taking place.

Past Chats

Twitter Chat on Mind and Body Approaches and Older Adults April 29, 2015
Twitter Chat on the Use of Natural Products February 24, 2015