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Arthritis

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  • How to manage back pain

    How to manage back pain
    Back pain can have a debilitating impact on those suffering from it. But even those who have endured back pain might be unaware of just how far-reaching and expensive it can be. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke,...
  • Whitehall man gets $3.8M accident settlement

    A Whitehall Township man who suffered devastating injuries when his SUV was struck by two tractor-trailers has settled a lawsuit with the trucking companies for $3.8 million. Kyle Kelly was driving home from work early on the morning of July 30, 2010,...
  • Be there with bells on for stocking full of holiday races

    Be there with bells on for stocking full of holiday races
    Several upcoming races have holiday themes, but two in particular -- the Santa Speedo Run and Cupid's Undie Run -- spice up the usual "wear a turkey costume" or "wear jingle bells and a Santa hat" recommendations. Hunter's Creek Turkey Trot 5K: This...
  • NSAIDs effective drugs to help manage pain

    NSAIDs effective drugs to help manage 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? -- V.W., via cyberspace A: Well, no, you're not going to use Zubrin. The drug...
  • Shopping Scout: Baskets, Big Boggle, dog ramp, more

    Shopping Scout: Baskets, Big Boggle, dog ramp, more
    LOOKING FOR Baskets: Joan of Bethlehem is looking for large baskets. Big Boggle game: Joan of Bethlehem is looking for the game Big Boggle. Dog ramp: Mary of Allentown is looking for a dog ramp for her car. "I occasionally care for two large dogs...
  • Occupational therapy: Seeing patients overcome obstacles is biggest reward

    By Erinn Hutkin Since she works with children, Cindy DeRuiter's says her days are always memorable. Her patients are sure to say or do something funny, unexpected, or heartwarming. An occupational therapist at Easter Seals Autism Therapeutic School’s...
  • 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...
  • Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott, volunteer, dies

     Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott, volunteer, dies
    To call Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott a "longtime volunteer" would be an understatement. Six decades ago, the longtime River Forest resident began volunteering at Misericordia, a nonprofit Chicago agency that provides housing and support services to people...
  • Sam Farmer's final NFL mock draft

    Sam Farmer's final NFL mock draft
    ROUND 1: Tonight in New York, 5 PDT. ROUND 2-3: Friday, 4 p.m. ROUNDS 4-7: Saturday, 9 a.m. TV: ESPN, NFL Network. NO. TEAM, PLAYER , SAM FARMER'S COMMENT 1. HOUSTON, Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina, Clowney is a physical freak. Texans can pair...
  • 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...
  • Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta had season-ending surgery on dislocated right hip

    Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta had season-ending surgery on dislocated right hip
    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,...