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Arthritis

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Top Arthritis Articles

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital And Arthritis Foundation Offer Arthritis Exercise Program In Southington

    The Hospital of Central Connecticut and the Arthritis Foundation are co-sponsoring an eight-week arthritis exercise program to begin Sept. 15 at HOCC's Bradley Memorial campus, Southington. The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program will be held 10:30...
  • Novo Nordisk drops inflammation business to focus on diabetes

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk has stopped research and development activities in inflammatory disorders to concentrate on the prevention and treatment of diabetes, its biggest business. This follows a decision to...
  • 'Insane' goodbye to the Crue at the Allentown Fair

    'Insane' goodbye to the Crue at the Allentown Fair
    Tommy Lee might sound a bit morbid when he says he wants each show on the final tour with his band, Motley Crue, to be like a wake. It's not as gloomy as it may sound — even though fans may be a little teary eyed in saying goodbye to Motley Crue...
  • B.K.S. Iyengar dies at 95; Indian guru helped popularize yoga in West

    B.K.S. Iyengar dies at 95; Indian guru helped popularize yoga in West
    Before he became one of the West's most influential teachers of yoga, B.K.S. Iyengar was a frail baby in a poor family in India. Born in 1918 during a worldwide flu epidemic, he survived infancy only to struggle with other deadly maladies, including...
  • Friend who died of ALS would've loved ice bucket challenge

     Friend who died of ALS would've loved ice bucket challenge
    When ALS stopped the flow of words from her mouth, my best friend, Germaine Thrash Smith, spoke to me with her eyes. And I always understood. There was no mistaking the loving gaze when her teenage son entered the room, the piercing stare when things...
  • How to shop for a mattress

    How to shop for a mattress
    How are you sleeping compared to a year ago? If you toss and turn more or wake up feeling stiff and sore, a new mattress may improve your sleep. Manufacturers used to suggest a new mattress every 10 years or when the old mattress showed signs of wear...
  • State doesn't monitor syringe disposal at home

    Thousands of Pennsylvanians poke themselves each day with needles and lancets to treat or test for medical conditions such as diabetes, hepatitis and multiple sclerosis. They do this at home, school and work. In most places, there are no biohazard...
  • Ask Tom: Why does weather affect my joints?

    Dear Tom, Why do air pressure changes affect my arthritis? — Scott Altier, Winfield Dear Scott, While scientific agreement that weather changes cause pain is lacking, we all know people who claim that they can foretell changes in the weather...
  • Avoiding ticks is key to preventing Lyme disease

    Avoiding ticks is key to preventing Lyme disease
    Robin Ann Wolfender was infected with Lyme disease in 1979, when she was a 19-year-old summer camp counselor at Catoctin Mountain Park in Thurmont. Just five years earlier, the tick-borne disease had been named for the Connecticut town where children were...
  • Orthopaedic Guild to hold luncheon

    Orthopaedic Guild to hold luncheon
    Michael P. Sullivan, vice president and chief philanthropy officer for Orthopaedic Institute for Children, will be the keynote speaker when the La CaƱada Flintridge Orthopaedic Guild holds its annual Book and Author Luncheon Oct. 28 at Angeles National...
  • At 77, doctor still helping little ones with broken hearts

    At 77, doctor still helping little ones with broken hearts
    When Dr. Carol Cottrill approaches, you hear her faint, joyful hum before you see her. She's singing, unwittingly, while she propels herself with her feet from exam room to exam room in the wheelchair she uses because of severe rheumatoid arthritis....