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Arthritis

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  • Activist L.A. priest follows religion of acceptance

    Activist L.A. priest follows religion of acceptance
    Armed with a bottle of water and a baseball cap, Father Richard Estrada made his way slowly to the border in the scorching heat. After a half-hour of hiking up a steep dirt trail, he reached the massive steel fence and bowed his head to pray for the...
  • New business aims to float away pain, stress

    New business aims to float away pain, stress
    Carolina Begglo looked like a sleeping princess as she lay on her back, her long, dark hair billowing around her while 10 inches of water cradled her body and 1,000 pounds of Epsom salts kept her from sinking. Begglo, 31, is a new convert to an old form...
  • 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...
  • AbbVie's new hepatitis C treatment gets approval in EU

    AbbVie's new hepatitis C treatment gets approval in EU
    Drugmaker AbbVie Inc. said Monday that its new, all-pill hepatitis C combo treatment has been approved for patients in the 28 European Union member countries. The company said the European Commission granted marketing authorization for the combination...
  • The coming revolution in much cheaper life-saving drugs

    Randy Hillard was supposed to be dead by now. In 2010, the Michigan State University psychiatry professor was diagnosed with stage four stomach cancer and given less than a year to live. He started wondering how he could die in the most comfortable...
  • Elderly man's death demands some sort of accountability

     Elderly man's death demands some sort of accountability
    Old lives matter, even in our throwaway culture, in the country that John Wrana risked his life to protect so many years ago. And so, the life of John Wrana mattered too. You'd think that if such a life was ended, with a shotgun and beanbag rounds...
  • 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...