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Arthritis

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  • Settling in: Adult communities create work-free havens for empty nesters

    All that grass to mow. All that snow to shovel. All those noisy kids hanging out on the corner. All those are reasons for moving to an active adult community. In active adult communities, typically at least one buyer must be 55 years old. Children can...
  • Report: Virginia ranks in the middle for obesity

    Report: Virginia ranks in the middle for obesity
    More than one-third of adults in the United States are deemed to be obese and double that number are considered overweight in the latest annual report by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Adults having a body mass...
  • Grapefruit isn't a great fruit with some medicines

    whatdoctorsknow.com If you take a statin -- a hugely popular class of drugs taken by more than 35 million Americans -- you should take note of some tiny script printed on the container label: "Do not take with grapefruit or grapefruit juice." It seems...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital And Arthritis Foundation Offer Arthritis Exercise Program In Southington

    The Hospital of Central Connecticut and the Arthritis Foundation are co-sponsoring an eight-week arthritis exercise program to begin Sept. 15 at HOCC's Bradley Memorial campus, Southington. The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program will be held 10:30...
  • My Fuzzy Friend: Jet acts more like a big dog than a horse at times

    My Fuzzy Friend: Jet acts more like a big dog than a horse at times
    •Name: Glenna Bleam •Hometown: Quakertown •Type of pet: Horse •Name: Jet •Age: 26 years •Breed: Tennessee Walking Horse •Male or female: Male •Why is he your friend: He comes in the yard, with no...
  • U.S. seeks to speed up production of Ebola drug

    U.S. seeks to speed up production of Ebola drug
    With the Ebola outbreak threatening to spiral out of control, U.S. officials unveiled a multimillion-dollar plan Tuesday aimed at getting a promising drug out of American research labs and into African hospitals and clinics more quickly. The...
  • Stem-cell therapy works wonders for a dog -- and his owner

    Stem-cell therapy works wonders for a dog -- and his owner
    The same remedy that healed journalist Julia Szabo's dog wound up saving her life. Part of Szabo's book, "Medicine Dog: The Miraculous Cure that Healed My Best Friend and Saved My Life" (Lyon's Press, Guilford, CT, 2014; $16.47), is devoted to a black...
  • Brace yourself for shrinking health insurance networks and higher deductibles

    For months, media reports have focused on the troubles with HealthCare.gov and the state insurance exchanges set up under the Affordable Care Act. Now the government is reporting that some 8 million people have signed up for health insurance on the...
  • 'Trying' and succeeding: International City revival soars

    'Trying' and succeeding: International City revival soars
    In "Trying," now in a beautifully acted revival at Long Beach's International City Theatre, the playwright Joanna McClelland Glass dramatizes the year she spent as secretary to Judge Francis Biddle in 1967-68. When the two first meet, Glass, renamed...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Price of Fame'

    Like the glorious, overripe Michel Legrand score lavished over an otherwise quiet affair, there's something knowingly, beguilingly out of time about "The Price of Fame," an ostensibly humble crime caper that winds up as a heartfelt plea for a more...
  • Tumamoc Hill, birthplace of restoration ecology

    Early in the morning, walkers huff up a steep road on Tumamoc Hill in Tucson, passing tall saguaro cacti. In season, beside white saguaro flowers, white-winged doves hoot like owls. Among rocks, javelinas root for food, bobcats hunt. Tumamoc has long been...