| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The chili pepper was named a "pepper" by Christopher Columbus during a Caribbean exploration when he noted its spicy hot taste was similar to that of black pepper, and assumed the two were related. They are not, but the name...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:32 PM
POMPANO BEACH — After serving four years in the Army during World War II, Dan Thomas had only $500 to his name. The then-23-year-old used that money to give his high school sweetheart a wedding they could cherish forever, including a ring for her...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:26 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Ten days removed from an epidural for an arthritic neck condition, Jason Dufner stated a modest goal of finishing 72 holes as defending PGA champion.
Unfortunately for the affable Dufner, he failed.
Dufner withdrew after a...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) and the Arthritis Foundation will present a free educational seminar, "Keep Moving: Finding Relief from Joint Pain," on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol.
The event, which...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Following another gruesome hip injury that required season-ending surgery Monday to repair the damage, the career of Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta is now in serious danger.
One year after fracturing and dislocating his right hip during training camp,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Memories of Tinker Field
When my husband and I moved our small family to Orlando from Brattleboro, Vt., he was responding to the doctor's recommendation to get his ill wife away from the freezing Vermont winters and into a pleasant Florida clime. The...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:10 PM
MidState Medical Center and the Arthritis Foundation are teaming up to host an informative educational program on arthritis titled, "Keep Moving: Finding Relief from Arthritis and Joint Pain," Thursday, Oct. 23, 1-3 p.m., at the MidState Family Health...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:32 PM
By now, many Floridians know that Amendment 2 — the medical marijuana question on the ballot in November — isn’t really about whether Granny should be legally allowed to relieve her arthritis with a harmless toke now and then. It’s...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Somewhere, Billy Joel is cringing. While the title of Rob Reiner's "And So It Goes" seems intended as take-it-on-the-chin affirmation of life's inevitable detours and potholes, the movie itself feels like a surrender -- to the kind of geriatric...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Back pain is no more likely to strike on cold, rainy days than in fair weather, according to a new study from Australia.
Temperature, humidity, wind direction, precipitation and air pressure were not linked to the onset of lower back pain among close...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:43 AM
Illinois drug maker AbbVie Inc. said Friday it would buy European rival Shire for $55 billion and reincorporate in Britain, allowing the company to slash its tax rate in the latest move by an American firm to shelter its foreign earnings.