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Arthritis

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  • New business aims to float away pain, stress

    New business aims to float away pain, stress
    Carolina Begglo looked like a sleeping princess as she lay on her back, her long, dark hair billowing around her while 10 inches of water cradled her body and 1,000 pounds of Epsom salts kept her from sinking. Begglo, 31, is a new convert to an old form...
  • Reduce pain with nature's 'Pac-Man'

    Reduce pain with nature's 'Pac-Man'
    Have you ever had a sore throat, been stung by a bee, or twisted your ankle? Do you have arthritis, back pain or headaches? Whenever you are in pain, your body makes compounds in response to the injury, which causes temporary redness, heat and swelling....
  • Elderly man's death demands some sort of accountability

     Elderly man's death demands some sort of accountability
    Old lives matter, even in our throwaway culture, in the country that John Wrana risked his life to protect so many years ago. And so, the life of John Wrana mattered too. You'd think that if such a life was ended, with a shotgun and beanbag rounds...
  • AbbVie's new hepatitis C treatment gets approval in EU

    AbbVie's new hepatitis C treatment gets approval in EU
    Drugmaker AbbVie Inc. said Monday that its new, all-pill hepatitis C combo treatment has been approved for patients in the 28 European Union member countries. The company said the European Commission granted marketing authorization for the combination...
  • Former state legislator Mandy Dawson back in prison — again

    Former state legislator Mandy Dawson was sent back to federal prison — for the fourth time — Thursday after prosecutors said she tested positive for cocaine use while on probation. Three of the four prison stints Dawson, 58, served in recent...
  • The coming revolution in much cheaper life-saving drugs

    Randy Hillard was supposed to be dead by now. In 2010, the Michigan State University psychiatry professor was diagnosed with stage four stomach cancer and given less than a year to live. He started wondering how he could die in the most comfortable...
  • Tourette's Dropped From List Being Considered For Medical Marijuana Use

    Tourette's Dropped From List Being Considered For Medical Marijuana Use
    — Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program could be broadened to allow patients who suffer sickle cell disease, chronic pain after back surgery and severe psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. Tourette's disorder, however, will not be added to the...
  • Let's include animals in our 'get fit' New Year's resolutions

    As many of us begin to make good on our resolutions to get in better shape by exercising more and losing weight, let's not forget that our animal companions may be fighting the battle of the bulge, too. According to the Association for Pet Obesity...
  • More than 70 years later, worker is still on the job

    WAUWATOSA, Wis. Al Hutterer has been a husband for 65 years and a workingman for more than 70, and has done pretty well at both. He's a living slice of Milwaukee's industrial history. Grew up in the blue-collar enclave of Piggsville, a few blocks from...
  • Potent spices add a flavor punch and protection against disease

    Potent spices add a flavor punch and protection against disease
    Look no further than your own spice rack to help protect against chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer. Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, but they can also boost your immune system to help fight disease. Some herbs and spices...
  • A better headline for 'Obamacare'

    While I was shopping for more affordable health care insurance, I found out the pain I had in my hip was arthritis. It was then that I was denied health care coverage because of a pre-existing condition. So I called my congressman to grouse and he got...