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Arthritis

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: 'Ginger up' good health

    Environmental Nutrition Ginger, so familiar for its comforting aroma, pungent flavor and medicinal value, has assimilated itself into cultures around the world. Gingerbread cookies during the holidays, palate-cleansing slivers of pickled ginger with...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: New approach may be needed if current psoriasis treatment no longer effective

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes psoriasis, and what are the most effective treatments? I've tried a few without much success. ANSWER: The exact cause of psoriasis is tough to pinpoint. In general, the disease has a tendency to run in families, and...
  • How to treat bone spurs

    How to treat bone spurs
    Putting too much stress on your joints? Or maybe arthritis has become an issue? Athletes, seniors or anyone in these categories could develop a bone spur, or extra bone produced by the body. There are some things to do at home if it causes short-term...
  • Monitor health issues to keep you safe behind the wheel

    For many of us, driving is a vital component of freedom and independence. But aging brings physical changes that can jeopardize your future on the road. "Most people I see don't think they have any driving problems," says Barbara Moscowitz, a geriatric...
  • Phil Mickelson always keeps an Open mind

    Phil Mickelson always keeps an Open mind
    LA JOLLA — Time passes, Phil Mickelson heals and we forget. Mickelson wins a British Open and we have him again in our mind's eye as a 35-year-old, healthy and hearty, with lots of gas left in his golf tank. Actually, he will be 44 in June,...
  • Baxter beats expectations on higher sales

    Baxter beats expectations on higher sales
    Baxter International Inc. on Monday reported better-than-expected income and revenue for the fourth quarter as demand for its hemophilia and dialysis products boosted sales. The Deerfield-based medical products company said net income fell 34 percent to...
  • Opportunity finds Mars had water to host life at dawn of its history

    Opportunity finds Mars had water to host life at dawn of its history
    Happy anniversary, Opportunity. After a decade of roving the Martian surface, the plucky Mars rover has discovered clay minerals that support what its high-tech cousin Curiosity found on the other side of the Red Planet: an ancient environment filled with...
  • 10-year-old Opportunity rover finds old 'drinking water' on Mars

    10-year-old Opportunity rover finds old 'drinking water' on Mars
    Old rovers can indeed learn new tricks. Rolling into its 10th anniversary on the Red Planet, Opportunity has discovered clay minerals showing that life-friendly water flowed on Mars in the earliest epoch of its history. The findings indicate that...
  • Opportunity turns 10, makes discovery, shows old rovers can still rock

    Opportunity turns 10, makes discovery, shows old rovers can still rock
    Opportunity is marking its 10th anniversary on Mars with a little bit of well-earned recognition. The NASA rover was eclipsed in popularity by its much more Wall-E counterpart, Curiosity, when that high-rolling rover landed nine years later. Curiosity...
  • Limping through life after football -- and how doctors can help

     Limping through life after football -- and how doctors can help
    In 2008, I attended a reunion for Miami Dolphins players who had played in the 1983 or 1985 Super Bowls. I was eager to go. It had been 25 years since I took off my pads and helmet for the last time, and since then, I'd had little contact with most of...
  • The people you work with

    Suppose that you are an editor, reasonably well-informed and conscientious. You deal daily with writers, perhaps also with colleagues who are fellow editors. Part of your triage is to identify which class of colleague you are dealing with in a given...