RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Arthritis

A collection of news and information related to Arthritis published by this site and its partners.

Top Arthritis Articles

Displaying items 100-110
  • Seniors in Laguna Woods Village are craving medical marijuana

    Seniors in Laguna Woods Village are craving medical marijuana
    Inside Laguna Woods Village, retirees with stiff knees and failing eyesight make ready use of wellness centers and medical offices scattered throughout nearby strip malls. Residents such as Peggiann "Benji" Johnson — a breast cancer patient...
  • Sarah Paulson Looks Back at Her Early Career in a Hallmark TV Movie

    With the fourth incarnation of "American Horror Story" now underway -- this time out she'll be playing Siamese twins -- Sarah Paulson (who co-starred in last year's Oscar winner, "12 Years a Slave") channeled her 19-year-old self to recall one of her very...
  • Report: Virginia ranks in the middle for obesity

    Report: Virginia ranks in the middle for obesity
    More than one-third of adults in the United States are deemed to be obese and double that number are considered overweight in the latest annual report by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Adults having a body mass...
  • Yes: Benefits would be far-reaching

    Caregivers are now being called drug dealers by opponents of Amendment 2. As a medical consultant and a police officer's daughter, I am horrified by the comparison. This November, we will vote on Amendment 2, which will expand the use of medical...
  • Margaret Atwood's 'Stone Mattress': Myths for our times

    Margaret Atwood's 'Stone Mattress': Myths for our times
    The contemporary mythologist is an endangered literary species in today's landscape of post-modernist, realist prose. Mythology, by its very definition, evokes the narrative arisen from a culture's oral storytelling tradition. These are stories handed...
  • Raw deal for AbbVie, but does anyone care?

    Raw deal for AbbVie, but does anyone care?
    AbbVie got hosed on its aborted Shire deal. Let's get that up top. It's also very hard to feel sorry for it. Sure, the North Chicago-based pharmaceutical business failed to score Adderall and the Irish outfit behind it. You can make all the cracks you...
  • 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...
  • Back Pain Not Related to Rain

    If you think the weather affects your joints or back, a study released recently says you should probably reconsider, at least when it comes to your back. It found no connection between back pain and changes in temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind...
  • Letter: Many dog owners oppose leash laws

    In response to Sara Cardine's article, “Patrol puts dog owners on notice." Not all canine-friendly residents are happy about stepped-up enforcement of leash laws.” I count myself among the unhappy residents subjected to belligerent behavior by...
  • Educational program looks at coping with osteoarthritis

    The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension in Lake County is presenting the educational program “Put Pain in Its Place: How to Get Osteoarthritis Pain Under Control.” It’s being held from 2-...