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Arthritis

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fitness Files: For health reasons, give gas a pass

    In a previous article, I discussed the hygiene hypothesis, which attributes the current prevalence of autoimmune diseases to the antiseptic environment we provide for our children. This means dirt's good. Some dirt. But passing gas? Who's says that's...
  • European regulators recommend approval for AbbVie hepatitis C drugs

     European regulators recommend approval for AbbVie hepatitis C drugs
    European regulators have recommended approval for two drugs made by AbbVie to treat hepatitis C, both of which belong to a new generation of medicines that have proved effective in treating the condition that is the most common cause of liver...
  • Willy Burgdorfer dies at 89; discovered bacteria causing Lyme disease

    Willy Burgdorfer dies at 89; discovered bacteria causing Lyme disease
    Willy Burgdorfer, a Swiss-born researcher who gained international recognition for discovering the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, died Monday of complications of Parkinson's disease in western Montana. He was 89. A spokesman at the Daly-Leach Chapel...
  • LDN may help auto immune conditions

    LDN may help auto immune conditions
    Dear Readers: Low-dose naltrexone, or LDN, is the prescription medication that every doctor has heard of, but rarely prescribes. Regular naltrexone (not low dose) is used for heroin addicts, alcoholics and opiate withdrawal. The low-dose version of the...