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Arthritis

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • For adults with scoliosis, treatment based on severity of symptoms

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How effective is surgery to treat scoliosis in adults? What does the surgery involve? ANSWER: Fortunately for most adults who have scoliosis, the condition can be successfully managed without surgery. For some who suffer from an...
  • Pumped up Phil Mickelson commits to play Honda Classic

    Pumped up Phil Mickelson commits to play Honda Classic
    The Honda Classic, which is Feb. 26-March 1 on the Champion Course at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, announced Tuesday that Phil Mickelson will play in the PGA Tour event for the second consecutive year. Mickelson, 44, who missed the...
  • Amgen: Its biosimilar version of Humira about as effective

    Amgen: Its biosimilar version of Humira about as effective
    Biologic drugmaker Amgen says its biosimilar version of rheumatoid arthritis drug Humira worked similarly in a key head-to-head test. Amgen Inc. says its ABP 501 produced similar results in the percentage of patients in the 26-week, late-stage study who...
  • 'The Boston Girl' by Anita Diamant is pleasant but lacks bite

    'The Boston Girl' by Anita Diamant is pleasant but lacks bite
    Anita Diamant is having a big December. Her new novel, "The Boston Girl," has been released right after the Lifetime premiere of "The Red Tent," based on her wildly successful 1997 debut. It's easy to write dismissively of Diamant — she's a...
  • Give your dog something else to do besides bark at cyclists

    Give your dog something else to do besides bark at cyclists
    Q: My 4-year-old Australian Shepherd now barks at people on bicycles as they go by the house. She never did this before. What's going on? -- C.J., San Diego, CA A: Certified dog behavior consultant and longtime Australian Shepherd owner Liz Palika says,...
  • Parking lot vigilantes abuse woman with 'invisible' disability

    Parking lot vigilantes abuse woman with 'invisible' disability
    After parking at a disabled parking space at the Margate Winn-Dixie, Debbie Mizrahi noticed a man staring at her and shaking his head. As she tells the story, she asked him if there was something wrong, and he replied, "You have no [expletive] right...
  • Dodgers finally complete deal sending Matt Kemp to Padres

    Dodgers finally complete deal sending Matt Kemp to Padres
    The trade sending Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the San Diego Padres was finalized Thursday, one week after the division rivals agreed in principle to the blockbuster deal. The final stages of the five-player exchange, which were expected to be a...