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Arthritis

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  • 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...
  • Local company develops training products for self-injection

    Local company develops training products for self-injection
    Twenty years ago Jeff Baker started a promotional product company in a spare bedroom in his home in Indianapolis. Today, that business, called Noble, has turned into a privately held multimillion-dollar niche product manufacturing company that takes...
  • State Hears Pleas To Expand Illnesses For Medical Marijuana

    State Hears Pleas To Expand Illnesses For Medical Marijuana
    HARTFORD — Patients and their advocates pleaded with a state panel of doctors Wednesday to expand Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program to include additional medical conditions beyond those currently allowed by state law. "Gentlemen, you ought to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Festive third Jingle Bell Run/Walk slated for Sunday

    Festive third Jingle Bell Run/Walk slated for Sunday
    For the third straight year, Glendale will host the Los Angeles Jingle Bell Run/Walk on Sunday, which raises funds for the Arthritis Foundation, and sign-ups are welcome right up to the event. The 5K will start in front of the Alex Theatre in downtown...
  • Suzy Cohen: Supplementing with spices can be beneficial

    Suzy Cohen: Supplementing with spices can be beneficial
    Let's talk curry today. Penang, red or green curry, it's all good with me! Curry powder is a blend of spices, including turmeric. Turmeric comes from the ginger family. This yellow-orange spice was first used as a dye until its medicinal properties were...
  • 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...