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Arthritis Foundation. Osteoarthritis. Available online at http://www.arthritis.org/conditions-treatments/disease-center/osteoarthritis/ through http://www.arthritis.org. Accessed August 2013.

Arthritis Foundation. Who Gets Osteoarthritis? Available online at http://www.arthritis.org/who-gets-osteoarthritis.php through http://www.arthritis.org. Accessed August 2013.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Handout on Health: Osteoarthritis. Available online at http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Osteoarthritis/default.asp#2 through http://www.niams.nih.gov. Accessed August 2013.

Patient Education Institute. MedlinePlus Interactive Tutorial: Osteoarthritis. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/osteoarthritis/op189105.pdf through http://www.nlm.nih.gov. Accessed August 2013.

MayoClinic.com. Osteoarthritis. Available online at http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/osteoarthritis/DS00019 through http://www.mayoclinic.com. Accessed August 2013.

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(© 2006) Osteoarthritis. Arthritis Foundation Disease Center [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.arthritis.org/conditions/diseasecenter/OA/ through http://www.arthritis.org.

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MayoClinic.com. Osteoarthritis – Risk Factors. Available online at http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/osteoarthritis/DS00019/DSECTION=risk-factors through http://www.mayoclinic.com. Accessed October 2010.

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