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Arthritis

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  • 'Any time you get your hands on a dog is good'

    'Any time you get your hands on a dog is good'
    When two of Jackie Limosani's dogs were ill, she did some homework and became familiar with alternative pet therapies. She is now a certified canine massage therapist, combining her love of dogs with her desire to help shelters and rescues. "Any time...
  • The health benefits of knitting

    The health benefits of knitting
    As autumnal breezes rustle browning trees, a comfy couch by the hearth soon could become your regular after-work destination. But before you plop down, experts recommend you find a hand-based craft such as knitting or crocheting to keep spirits high...
  • Recline time: How to choose a recliner that's right for you

    Recline time: How to choose a recliner that's right for you
    Recliners have come a long way since the days when earlier generations wanting to kick back had to fumble with finicky side levers just to get the footrest working. “Today’s recliners are comfortable, easy to use and offer a wide range of...
  • Popular painkillers will be harder for patients to get

    ST. LOUIS It's going to be more difficult to refill prescriptions for the most popular painkillers starting Monday, when new federal rules move products with hydrocodone into a stricter drug class reserved for the most dangerous and addictive substances....
  • You will be thankful if Amendment 2 passes

    Those of us in the over-70 age group well remember the indoctrination in our youth about the evils of marijuana and how it would lead to harder drugs. Medical marijuana today is a different story and deserves a YES vote on Nov. 4. Studies of medical...
  • Arthritis pain, lost sleep may lead to depression, disability

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Having sleep problems in addition to osteoarthritis may lead to greater disability over time, according to a new study. "If your pain is keeping you awake today, you're at risk of functional decline in the future," said...
  • Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress

    Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress
    As the days get shorter, our thoughts turn to last year's flu and bronchitis season. The 2013-14 influenza season was particularly tough on the 25-to-64 age group, and experts say we should be prepared for a repeat performance. Is there a way to not...
  • Better diabetes remission after weight loss surgery than other methods

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – More than 20 years of evidence suggests that bariatric surgery produces greater weight loss and more type 2 diabetes remissions than nonsurgical treatments for the obese, according to a review. The results, from a...
  • Q&A: States and drug prices

    WASHINGTON The new hepatitis C drug Sovaldi promises a cure rate of well over 90 percent, compared with 45 percent (at best) for older drugs. But when Sovaldi went on the market earlier this year for as much as $84,000 for a single course of treatment,...
  • Award-winning 15-year-old horse jumper in York sets sights on Olympics

    Award-winning 15-year-old horse jumper in York sets sights on Olympics
    Caroline Evans is aiming for the Olympics and her trainer says it's a possibility because she has half of what it takes. Evans "is definitely putting in the time," said Pauline Creeden, an owner and trainer at Topline Horse Center at 201 George...
  • Amgen's Humira copy succeeds in skin disease trial

    (Reuters) - Amgen Inc said its copycat version of AbbVie Inc's blockbuster biotech drug Humira showed comparable safety and ability to generate immune response in patients with a type of skin disease. The drug, ABP 501, was being tested in a late-stage...