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Arthritis

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  • Chan Lowe: The medical pot vote

    Chan Lowe: The medical pot vote
    By now, many Floridians know that Amendment 2 — the medical marijuana question on the ballot in November — isn’t really about whether Granny should be legally allowed to relieve her arthritis with a harmless toke now and then. It’s...
  • Interview: James Brown's son talks about being the child son of the Godfather of Soul

     
    The world knew singer James Brown as The Godfather of Soul — the singer who essentially invented funk and who from the mid-1950s through the 1990s put more than 100 songs on the R&B charts and influenced generations of performers......
  • Tinker Field, wars, and fair districts: Letters

    Memories of Tinker Field When my husband and I moved our small family to Orlando from Brattleboro, Vt., he was responding to the doctor's recommendation to get his ill wife away from the freezing Vermont winters and into a pleasant Florida clime. The...
  • Fed sentence: rehab for ex-lawmaker Dawson

    Fed sentence: rehab for ex-lawmaker Dawson
    Former state legislator Mandy Dawson was freed from federal detention to enter a residential drug treatment program Monday after pleading guilty to violating probation by using cocaine. Dawson, 58, has been in custody since her arrest in June...
  • Hospice program honored

     
    It has an ungainly name -- optimizing advanced complex illness support, or OACIS -- but a noble mission. OACIS, Lehigh Valley Health Network's palliative care program, recently received a national honor for carrying out that mission. OACIS, established in...
  • Steve Stricker will assist at Ryder Cup

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. Steve Stricker's cellphone rang last week and he didn't recognize the number so he let it go to voicemail. Then he listened to the message ... from Tom Watson. "I said, 'Oh (expletive), I better call him back,' " Stricker said with a...
  • Verdon Gorge offers a spectacular French hike

    Verdon Gorge offers a spectacular French hike
    We stood on the edge of the precipice, stunned momentarily by a sign we had not anticipated when we arrived for our long-planned plunge into the Gorges du Verdon, the French version of the Grand Canyon near Provence. In dire terms, the sign warned of...
  • Study: Eye color may affect pain tolerance

    Study: Eye color may affect pain tolerance
    Pain comes in all shapes and sizes. Whether it arises in the chronic form of arthritis or the sudden squeeze of cardiac arrest, pain is the main motivator for a visit to the hospital. Doctors may now have to note the eye color of their patients before...
  • Horizon Pharma says CVS, Express Scripts may stop coverage of 2 arthritis drugs

    Horizon Pharma says CVS, Express Scripts may stop coverage of 2 arthritis drugs
    The arthritis pain drugs Duexis and Vimovo may not be covered by CVS Caremark or Express Scripts come January, drugmaker Horizon Pharma Inc. said in a filing Monday morning with the SEC. Deerfield-based Horizon Pharma said it was verbally notified...
  • Mind, body, spirit: Counselor who is blind encourages holistic treatments

    Jenna Galligani has hurdled roadblocks most of her life. At 17, she taught martial arts and self defense to visually impaired children. In 2002, as a student at Kutztown University, Galligani was a member of the school's equestrian team, and took a...
  • Carol Perry: Church deacon, volunteer had quick wit

    Carol Perry: Church deacon, volunteer had quick wit
    Carol Perry struggled with rheumatoid arthritis but still was quick to volunteer to help the elderly with errands and to drive them to doctors' appointments. During her five decades in Orange and Seminole counties, she helped the young and the old...