| Oct 25, 2012
This is for all those people who are seriously ill and thinking they may never do what they love again.
I was like that in 2010, recovering from back-to-back breast cancer and heart surgeries and the aftermath. I thought tennis, which is my athletic...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Maybe your wrists and fingers swell when you leave work. Or maybe they ache or go numb in the middle of the night.
Sounds as if you've been messing with your carpal tunnel — that tiny tunnel in your wrist where the median nerve, flexor muscles...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 2:54 PM
A heroin dealer in upstate New York. A juvenile court judge in Tennessee.
A Stanford grad overseeing $500 million in pension funds for Florida state retirees. A felon who watched his son win the Heisman Trophy from a jailhouse TV.
These are your 1994...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:02 PM
It may seem like a movie when you talk about a child suffering from old age and arthritis, but this is no movie. For 5000 kids in the Houston area, that is the reality of juvenile arthritis
Bella Lawler, age 11, suffers from JA and says, "I was getting...
| Oct 9, 2011
Al Davis, the tough-minded owner of the Oakland Raiders who transformed a failing team into a three-time Super Bowl champion and one of the most successful franchises in professional football only to preside over its dramatic decline in recent years, died...
| Aug 10, 2011
For Ken Graydon, repairing cars was a living.
But writing poetry and song lyrics and tall tales to be told and sung around a campfire was his passion.
For anyone who thinks of poets as smallish, shy, intellectual fellows who look inward, Graydon was a...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Seeing the movements of a healthy hand mirroring one's own movements plays a welcome trick on the brains of arthritis sufferers, a new study shows: It reduces the perception of pain. The observation, reported this week at the Society for Neuroscience's...
| Sep 2, 2010
Lauren Reedy spent a recent afternoon with her children and friends at a playground. The sun was shining and temperatures reached about 75 degrees.
As the kids swung on swings and slid down sliding boards, a few were yelling and warning of how hot a...
| Aug 30, 2010
For a great stretch in your shoulders, chest and legs, practice this exercise at a wall. Start by doing just the first variation, with both feet on the floor. As you become comfortable with the move and want more of a challenge, progress to the more...
| Sep 2, 2010
It's a sweaty kind of summer this year.
And while the multiple days of triple-digit temperatures have made some people glisten and others drip, everyone seems to be seeking ways to dry off. Some are showering more or slathering on "clinical-strength"...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 4:34 PM
You walk in the door after a long day at the office or a busy day toting the kids from one activity to another—or both. …...