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Arthritis

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  • Report: Matt Kemp's arthritic hips holding up Dodgers' trade with Padres

    Report: Matt Kemp's arthritic hips holding up Dodgers' trade with Padres
    A week after the Dodgers and San Diego Padres agreed to a five-player trade involving Matt Kemp, the deal still hasn’t been made official. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, that’s because a physical examination this week revealed...
  • Fitness Files: Making A's (sometimes) in health

    Sometimes I daydream about having a coach trained to help me get the most out of this old body. But then, I go on my way, doing what I do. My personal fitness formula is: —aerobic —strength —flexibility I give myself a grade of A...
  • Rollins trade appears to be finalized as Dodgers reach agreement with Padres

    Rollins trade appears to be finalized as Dodgers reach agreement with Padres
    A five-player trade that was first reported a week earlier was completed late Thursday night as the San Diego Padres finalized a deal to acquire Matt Kemp from the Los Angeles Dodgers, multiple media outlets reported. That trade enables the Phillies...
  • Dodgers finally complete deal sending Matt Kemp to Padres

    Dodgers finally complete deal sending Matt Kemp to Padres
    The trade sending Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the San Diego Padres was finalized Thursday, one week after the division rivals agreed in principle to the blockbuster deal. The final stages of the five-player exchange, which were expected to be a...
  • Interesting meds approved in 2014

    Interesting meds approved in 2014
    Dear Readers: Here are interesting new medications that hit the market in 2014. Happy holidays! Love, Suzy Jublia (efinaconazole), topical solution, Rx: This antifungal can be used for toenail fungus (for example, onychomycosis). I like topical medicine...
  • Faith and Values: There is hope in the hardships of life

    Faith and Values: There is hope in the hardships of life
    I tend to be optimistic most of the time. My father, who sometimes bordered on delusional optimism, likely shaped my outlook. I am grateful for his positive approach to life and certain that had he been pessimistic, my life would be darker in ugly ways....
  • How to stay fit in your 60s and beyond

    How to stay fit in your 60s and beyond
    Dr. Jamie Peters counsels his patients on fitness for the aging, and Denis Nagan is the model patient. Nagan, 69, has been active in sports or fitness since grade school. Peters is a sports medicine specialist caring for aging athletes and other older...
  • Doctor using high-tech system to fix knee pain

    Doctor using high-tech system to fix knee pain
    Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Marc Golden is using a new high-tech system at West Boca Medical Center for patients with early to mid-stage knee osteoarthritis. MAKOplasty uses a CT scan to help surgeons plan for bone preparation, and when called for, also...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Carpal tunnel syndrome affects hands, but symptoms differ from arthritis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a job in which I make repetitive movements with my hand, and I've had pain and numbness in my hand for years. I assumed it was due to osteoarthritis, which I was diagnosed with 20 years ago. But my doctor thinks it may be carpal...
  • How to shop for health plans during Obamacare open enrollment

    How to shop for health plans during Obamacare open enrollment
    Starting this weekend, anyone interested in changing an existing health insurance policy or buying a new one can do so during the second open enrollment period under Obamacare. Those interested in having a plan in place by Jan. 1 must make their...
  • Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose

    Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose
    The room fell silent for seven minutes as Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth upbraided a government contractor. "Shame on you," the congresswoman scolded Braulio Castillo at an oversight hearing in Washington, D.C., last year, accusing the business owner...