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Arthritis

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  • Meals on wheels for pets, too

    Meals on wheels for pets, too
    In an old trailer at the edge of a cemetery lives a little dog who loves meatloaf. Scarfs it down with tail wagging and then begs for more. Therein lies the problem. The meatloaf isn't meant for Andy, a 7-year-old schnauzer. It's for his owner, Jack...
  • Pain relief from corticosteroid injections can vary greatly

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have osteoarthritis in my spine. About a month ago, I got a steroid shot in my lower back because my doctor said it might help with stiffness and pain in my back and legs. It worked wonderfully, and my symptoms are gone now. How does...
  • Four presidents with March of Dimes poster children

     
    For their 25th anniversary, The National Foundation-March of Dimes released a series of four images of U.S. Presidents with March of Dimes poster children....
  • Former state legislator Mandy Dawson freed, admits cocaine use

    Former state legislator Mandy Dawson freed, admits cocaine use
    Former state legislator Mandy Dawson, who spent several extra months in federal prison for using cocaine while on probation, was released Friday after promising she will continue to battle her addiction. "I do have issues and I take them seriously," said...
  • Nutrisca dog food recalled for possible salmonella contamination

    Nutrisca dog food recalled for possible salmonella contamination
    Tuffy's Pet Foods Inc. of Perham, Minnesota, is voluntarily recalling specific lots of 4 lb. bags of Nutrisca Chicken and Chick Pea Recipe Dry Dog Food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Tuffy's manufactured the product...
  • Consumer Reports: What Works, Or Doesn't, In Physical Therapy Treatments

    Maybe you're recovering from surgery or dealing with a condition such as arthritis or back pain. Or maybe you're just combating the aches and pains of advancing years. But one way or another, Consumer Reports notes, there's a good chance that at some...
  • Former state legislator Mandy Dawson back in prison - again

    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...
  • Give your dog something else to do besides bark at cyclists

    Give your dog something else to do besides bark at cyclists
    Q: My 4-year-old Australian Shepherd now barks at people on bicycles as they go by the house. She never did this before. What's going on? -- C.J., San Diego, CA A: Certified dog behavior consultant and longtime Australian Shepherd owner Liz Palika says,...
  • Exercise: find the time for it

    Exercise: find the time for it
    The early-morning holiday shoppers of last month have been replaced at the mall by early-morning walkers, some of whom have begun new exercise regimens for the new year. Marty Martinez, who knows just about everyone who walks at the Towson Town Center,...
  • Suzy Cohen: Reduce pain with nature's 'Pac-Man'

    Suzy Cohen: 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....
  • Consumer Chief Supports Adding 3 Ailments To Medical Marijuana Program

    Consumer Chief Supports Adding 3 Ailments To Medical Marijuana Program
    Connecticut will move forward with a change in regulation to expand the Medical Marijuana Program by adding three medical conditions to the original 11 that allow a person to buy and use marijuana in the state. Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan A...