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Arthritis

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  • Southern Californians shared U.S. team's elation, defeat at World Cup

    Southern Californians shared U.S. team's elation, defeat at World Cup
    You could see it in the seaside park in Redondo Beach, normally a haven for moms and scuba divers, but now packed with more than 1,000 seething, war-painted fans. Or outside the gates of Disneyland, where the throng rose and put on extra-big voices to...
  • Stop common sleep stealers before they put your health at risk

    You might remember a time when you could drift off to sleep in an instant and remain in a state of blissful slumber well past lunchtime the next day. Now your sleep is more likely to be lighter and more fitful, and when you wake up in the morning you don'...
  • Actors portray conflicts involving families with seniors

    Looking for something different to write about, I decided to attend an event June 26 at the Bain Center, in Columbia, sponsored by Karen Hull, the mental health coordinator for the Howard County Department on Aging. The Mental Health Players'...
  • Free program to offer insight into relieving your knee pain

    With age, the most common cause of chronic knee problems is arthritis, which gradually damages the cartilage cushion in your knees. Florida Hospital Waterman will host "Living With Knee Pain? You May Not Have To," a free educational program. Dr. Jon...
  • At 103, she's still curious about tomorrow

    At 103, she's still curious about tomorrow
    The dining room of Orlando Lutheran Towers on Sunday is like a nice restaurant with cloth napkins, water glasses, a menu and waitresses. And Esther Myers is appropriately dressed in understated elegance: pale blue blouse with embroidered pockets, slim...
  • Asian tiger mosquitoes carry several diseases

    Asian tiger mosquitoes carry several diseases
    Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus, has made its way to Virginia via a handful of travelers to the Caribbean. The Centers for Disease Control has recorded six imported cases in the state this year — double the number counted in 2013 — but...
  • Walk now to walk through arthritis later

    Walk now to walk through arthritis later
    Feeling achy? Got creaky knees? Joint pain from osteoarthritis? They’ve got a new drug for that that and it’s completely free: walking. Scientists say taking as few as 6,000 steps per day may help older adults remain active in their golden...
  • 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...
  • Park Forest police sued over 95-year-old's death

    Park Forest police sued over 95-year-old's death
    Attorneys for the family of a 95-year-old World War II veteran who died after being shot by south suburban police with a shotgun loaded with bean-bag rounds have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the village of Park Forest and the officers...
  • Sending U.S. soldiers back to Iraq

     Sending U.S. soldiers back to Iraq
    Most days an announcement that the U.S. will send up to 300 military advisers to noncombat duty in some far-off land wouldn't get much media mention or public attention. Small deployments happen with some frequency, and many Americans never get past the...
  • Salem's Mitchell Farm A Refuge For Retired Horses

    Salem's Mitchell Farm A Refuge For Retired Horses
    Nothing puts spring in the step of a senior citizen quite like a well-planned retirement, even if that senior is a horse. Orion, a handsome black Morgan, pranced and whinnied on a late spring day while surveying his new home at Mitchell Farm Equine...