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Arthritis

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  • Carnett: Chalk the changes in school in 1950s up to progress

    I was a student when the Newport-Mesa Unified School District unveiled what was considered at the time the grandest advance in classroom technology in decades. The year was 1954, and I was a fifth-grader at Lindbergh School in Costa Mesa. NMUSD...
  • Amgen, bowing to hedge fund pressure, to cut up to 1,100 more jobs

    Amgen, bowing to hedge fund pressure, to cut up to 1,100 more jobs
    Amgen Inc., the Southern California biotech giant that has struggled to match the torrid growth of its pharmaceutical peers, finds itself in the crosshairs of a New York hedge fund manager, one of the new breed of activist investors, who is loudly calling...
  • When African beasts roamed Irvine's Lion Country Safari

    When African beasts roamed Irvine's Lion Country Safari
    Irvine is often ranked the safest city in America. But it looked downright dangerous for the 14 years Lion Country Safari called it home. During that time, families drove their cars through the park — doors locked, windows up — encountering...
  • Medical marijuana could cost employees their jobs

    Medical marijuana could cost employees their jobs
    Even if medical marijuana becomes law in Florida, employees with debilitating medical conditions could be fired for using it – regardless of whether they have a doctor's approval. Amendment 2 contains no employee protections, lawyers say, beyond...
  • Town gears up to mark 35th Montverde Day

    The 35th annual Montverde Day Festival and Carnival will kick off Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. with a carnival at Kirk Park, 17436 Division St. Saturday's activities run from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. featuring entertainment, more than 140 vendor booths including...
  • Dealing with joint pain, stiffness

    Dealing with joint pain, stiffness
    Dear Readers: Joint stiffness and pain are no laughing matter. About 52.5 million adults in the United States were told by their doctor that they have some form of arthritis, whether it is rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia. You want...
  • Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier

    Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier
    For all its flaws, the federal Affordable Care Act is beginning to fulfill one of its missions: to change a health-care system that could only be described as sick itself. While much of Obamacare focused controversially around health insurance, other...
  • Make your workouts eco-friendly

    Make your workouts eco-friendly
    Adopting a more eco-friendly lifestyle can be good for the planet and its inhabitants. A healthy planet makes for healthier humans, and many men and women who are cognizant of that fact have taken steps to reduce their carbon footprints. One area...
  • Fitness Files: Your health may be in your hands

    Last Saturday, I walked out of a meeting with a doctor-friend who said, "I'm tired of the TV news hysteria about Ebola. Do you know how many die of hospital-born infections every year, just because medical staff doesn't follow hand-washing protocols?"...
  • NSAIDs effective drugs to help manage dog's pain

    Q: My dog has bad arthritis in his knee. I've read a lot about Rimadyl and it scares me, so I'm thinking of using Zubrin. Do you have any suggestions about what might be safer? A: Well, no, you're not going to use Zubrin. The drug is no longer available....
  • Letters: Dodgers' chain of command might fence them in

    Letters: Dodgers' chain of command might fence them in
    Farhan Zaidi sees a great trade for the Dodgers. "Hey Josh Byrnes, what do you think of this?" he asks. "I like it, let me ask Andrew Friedman," Josh says. Friedman replies, "I have to run this by Stan Kasten." Stan says, "Hold on while I get...