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Arthritis

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Occupational therapy: Seeing patients overcome obstacles is biggest reward

    By Erinn Hutkin Since she works with children, Cindy DeRuiter's says her days are always memorable. Her patients are sure to say or do something funny, unexpected, or heartwarming. An occupational therapist at Easter Seals Autism Therapeutic School’s...
  • Medical marijuana could cost employees their jobs

    Medical marijuana could cost employees their jobs
    Even if medical marijuana becomes law in Florida, employees with debilitating medical conditions could be fired for using it – regardless of whether they have a doctor's approval. Amendment 2 contains no employee protections, lawyers say, beyond...
  • Shopping Scout: Baskets, Big Boggle, dog ramp, more

    Shopping Scout: Baskets, Big Boggle, dog ramp, more
    LOOKING FOR Baskets: Joan of Bethlehem is looking for large baskets. Big Boggle game: Joan of Bethlehem is looking for the game Big Boggle. Dog ramp: Mary of Allentown is looking for a dog ramp for her car. "I occasionally care for two large dogs...
  • Intersections: Armenian wool's international tale weaves itself

    Intersections: Armenian wool's international tale weaves itself
    When you tell people that you've got a bag of sheep's wool in your possession, the first thing you get asked is, "Can I touch it?" When you dip your hands into the fiber, it's a new, exciting feeling, one of being familiar with something, yet being...
  • NSAIDs effective drugs to help manage pain

    NSAIDs effective drugs to help manage pain
    Q: My dog has bad arthritis in his knee. I've read a lot about Rimadyl and it scares me, so I'm thinking of using Zubrin. Do you have any suggestions about what might be safer? -- V.W., via cyberspace A: Well, no, you're not going to use Zubrin. The drug...
  • Whitehall man gets $3.8M accident settlement

    A Whitehall Township man who suffered devastating injuries when his SUV was struck by two tractor-trailers has settled a lawsuit with the trucking companies for $3.8 million. Kyle Kelly was driving home from work early on the morning of July 30, 2010,...
  • Letter: Many dog owners oppose leash laws

    In response to Sara Cardine's article, “Patrol puts dog owners on notice." Not all canine-friendly residents are happy about stepped-up enforcement of leash laws.” I count myself among the unhappy residents subjected to belligerent behavior by...
  • Educational program looks at coping with osteoarthritis

    The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension in Lake County is presenting the educational program “Put Pain in Its Place: How to Get Osteoarthritis Pain Under Control.” It’s being held from 2-...
  • How to manage back pain

    How to manage back pain
    Back pain can have a debilitating impact on those suffering from it. But even those who have endured back pain might be unaware of just how far-reaching and expensive it can be. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke,...