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Arthritis

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Top Arthritis Articles

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  • Suzy Cohen: Reduce pain with nature's 'Pac-Man'

    Suzy Cohen: Reduce pain with nature's 'Pac-Man'
    Have you ever had a sore throat, been stung by a bee, or twisted your ankle? Do you have arthritis, back pain or headaches? Whenever you are in pain, your body makes compounds in response to the injury, which causes temporary redness, heat and swelling....
  • Rutter: Air show gives Gary a reason to look up

    A funny thing happened to the Gary Air Show on its way to history’s trash bin. Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson said not so fast and came up with a plan to bring the show back to the city’s lakefront. So the fly guys have decided to put on a show...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Town gears up to mark 35th Montverde Day

    The 35th annual Montverde Day Festival and Carnival will kick off Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. with a carnival at Kirk Park, 17436 Division St. Saturday's activities run from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. featuring entertainment, more than 140 vendor booths including...
  • Dealing with joint pain, stiffness

    Dealing with joint pain, stiffness
    Dear Readers: Joint stiffness and pain are no laughing matter. About 52.5 million adults in the United States were told by their doctor that they have some form of arthritis, whether it is rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia. You want...
  • Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier

    Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier
    For all its flaws, the federal Affordable Care Act is beginning to fulfill one of its missions: to change a health-care system that could only be described as sick itself. While much of Obamacare focused controversially around health insurance, other...
  • Make your workouts eco-friendly

    Make your workouts eco-friendly
    Adopting a more eco-friendly lifestyle can be good for the planet and its inhabitants. A healthy planet makes for healthier humans, and many men and women who are cognizant of that fact have taken steps to reduce their carbon footprints. One area...
  • 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...
  • Tourette's Dropped From List Being Considered For Medical Marijuana Use

    Tourette's Dropped From List Being Considered For Medical Marijuana Use
    — Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program could be broadened to allow patients who suffer sickle cell disease, chronic pain after back surgery and severe psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. Tourette's disorder, however, will not be added to the...
  • ACL injuries: Screening push is no knee-jerk reaction

    ACL injuries: Screening push is no knee-jerk reaction
    One of the most common and painful injuries an athlete can suffer is a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament. Surgery is often necessary to repair the ACL, which stabilizes the knee, and recovery time can stretch to a year before an athlete is back in...