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  • Gym offers 'sports medicine' for pets; iguanas welcome

    Gym offers 'sports medicine' for pets; iguanas welcome
    It's exercise time at Whole Animal Gym (WAG) in the Queen Village neighborhood of Philadelphia, and jumping up onto the equipment is a yellow Labrador retriever, ready for her weekly workout. But Lucy's workout includes an unconventional routine...
  • Talks canceled in possible USC affiliation with Scripps Research

    Talks canceled in possible USC affiliation with Scripps Research
    A possible deal for USC to acquire or enter into an affiliation with the biomedical powerhouse Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla has collapsed and talks have been formally canceled, officials said Thursday. According to statements from both...
  • Bad weather is not affecting your back pain - but high winds might

    Have you ever noticed that your lower back pain flares up during a rainstorm? Or when the temperature suddenly drops? Or when there's a change in humidity or air pressure? Well, then you've been noticing wrong, according to a study published this week...
  • Shire, AbbVie to announce $53 billion merger by Friday: sources

    Shire, AbbVie to announce $53 billion merger by Friday: sources
    (Reuters) - Shire Plc and U.S. drugmaker Abbvie Inc plan to announce a $53 billion merger as soon as Friday morning, two people said on Thursday. Dublin-based Shire, which sells drugs for rare diseases, said earlier this week it was ready to recommend...
  • AbbVie to buy Shire in $55-billion deal that slashes tax rate

    AbbVie to buy Shire in $55-billion deal that slashes tax rate
    Illinois drug maker AbbVie Inc. said Friday it would buy European rival Shire for $55 billion and reincorporate in Britain, allowing the company to slash its tax rate in the latest move by an American firm to shelter its foreign earnings. The deal...
  • AbbVie-Shire deal puts more pressure on Congress to overhaul tax code

    A massive pharmaceutical merger that will send the headquarters of a major U.S. drug maker overseas ramps up pressure on Congress to curtail the ability of companies to shelter foreign earnings. Illinois drug maker AbbVie Inc. said Friday that it...
  • Explore alternatives before opting for joint replacement surgery

    By the summer of 2013, Joan Chiverton had endured nearly three years of knee pain. She'd had enough. "I love to walk and I'm a very active person, and I'd have to stop after every couple of blocks and take a break," says Chiverton, an illustrator who...
  • Gut bacteria linked to rheumatoid arthritis

    Gut bacteria linked to rheumatoid arthritis
    Scientists can't predict what triggers rheumatoid arthritis, a mysterious and painful autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the joints. But they're targeting an intriguing new suspect: the trillions of microbes living and working inside the gut....
  • When you can't let go: Treatment can break the grip of hoarding disorder

    Harvard Health Blog Many of us have trouble parting with our possessions--even when we no longer need them. I have a collection of greeting cards I've been storing since childhood and will probably never look at again. My husband owns a few pieces of...
  • The state of senior health: It depends on your state

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - What are the best and worst places to stay healthy as you age? For answers, take out a map and follow the Mississippi River from north to south. The healthiest people over 65 are in Minnesota, the sickest in Mississippi. That's...
  • It's important to treat pediatric hip dysplasia early, expert says

    It's important to treat pediatric hip dysplasia early, expert says
    Hip dysplasia may not be obvious in newborns, but the disorder may already be affecting babies' development. And the sooner parents and caregivers get an evaluation and treatment, the easier the fix, according to Dr. Andrew Abramowitz, a board-certified...