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Arthritis

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  • AbbVie will rely on arthritis staple, new HCV drug in 2015

    AbbVie will rely on arthritis staple, new HCV drug in 2015
    North Chicago-based AbbVie issued a strong outlook for 2015 on Thursday after the markets closed. The biopharmaceutical company that was spun off from Abbott Laboratories expects earnings per share between $3.99 and $4.19 in 2015. The company said...
  • 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...
  • Dola Benish MillerSeptember 5, 1924 - January 1, 2015

    Dola Benish Miller<br/>September 5, 1924 - January 1, 2015
    Born Dola Mae Holestine on a large, prosperous family ranch in Marshfield, Missouri, Dola was surrounded by an extended family and her three siblings, Betty, Jackie and Joe. Born September 5, 1924, she attended a one-room school house in the village,...
  • 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...
  • Santa Ana lottery determines who gets permits to sell marijuana

    Santa Ana lottery determines who gets permits to sell marijuana
    Cheers and sighs erupted at Santa Ana City Hall as would-be pot shop owners got their chance to obtain a permit to legally sell medical marijuana in the city.  Thursday afternoon's lottery was a result of the city-backed, voter-approved measure that...
  • 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...
  • Rising conductor Dmitri Jurowski is keeping it in the family

    Rising conductor Dmitri Jurowski is keeping it in the family
    When Lyric Opera opens a new-to-Chicago production of "Tosca" on Saturday night at the Civic Opera House, a conductor with a relatively familiar name – Jurowski – will be leading Puccini's ever-popular melodrama. But this won't be a Jurowski...
  • Aspirin Benefits Debated And Discussed

    Aspirin is one of the oldest drugs out there. And yet researchers are still learning what it can — and cannot — do. It's clear that daily aspirin can be beneficial for people who have had a heart attack or an ischemic stroke. Scores of...
  • MTA sued by riders with disabilities over paratransit access, reliability

    MTA sued by riders with disabilities over paratransit access, reliability
    A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the Maryland Transit Administration on behalf of thousands of riders with disabilities, alleging the agency's federally mandated paratransit service is woefully unreliable and inaccessible. Users with...
  • Fake sports injury 'doctor' pleads guilty, gets jail sentence

    Fake sports injury 'doctor' pleads guilty, gets jail sentence
    A Palm Beach County man who posed as a doctor specializing in stem cell therapy injections to treat sports injuries received a one-year jail sentence Thursday. In a deal with the State Attorney's Office, Jon Rubenstein, 46, pleaded guilty to one count of...
  • Activist L.A. priest follows religion of acceptance

    Activist L.A. priest follows religion of acceptance
    Armed with a bottle of water and a baseball cap, Father Richard Estrada made his way slowly to the border in the scorching heat. After a half-hour of hiking up a steep dirt trail, he reached the massive steel fence and bowed his head to pray for the...