Joint pain based on weather condition ruled a farce

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Illustration by Madeline Kernan

UW and Harvard researchers utilized Google Trends — a feature of the website for data and other visualizations — to figure if, once and for all, weather affects joint pain. Researchers found the data was mixed.

Scientists believe the key factors behind joint pain and weather conditions actually have to do with physical activity. That’s a hypothesis for another study, however.

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