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September 24, 2009
Q. I?m wondering what I can do to help my arthritis. I worry about taking pain pills all the time. I?m wondering what I can do to help my arthritis. I worry about taking pain pills all the time. ? Joe, La Cañada ? A. You are very wise to take a proactive approach to your arthritis. The ideas here are simple, one-time actions. Next week I?ll give you first steps toward longer-term goals. All can directly or indirectly improve your health, outlook or pain level, and can generally make life with arthritis a little easier.
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By Loa Blasucci | September 29, 2010
Snap, crackle and pop! Not just breakfast cereal anymore — it may be the sound of your joints as you go up a flight of stairs. Joint popping and cracking, or "crepitus," is one of the more than 100 forms of arthritis. Do a self-survey: How do you feel? Can you wiggle your fingers and toes, turn your head from side to side, and sit down on the floor — all without pain or stiffness? Since arthritis is common enough to send more than 20 million people per year to the doctor's office, then there are some things we all should know about it. There are two primary types of arthritis: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
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April 26, 2007
Celebrate healthy aging and make a commitment to be 'Fit for Life' at the Pasadena Senior Center and the AAF Rose Bowl Aquatics Center . Fit for Life is a free program to promote healthful activities and challenge adults, age 50 and older, to try something new to improve health. It will be held at the AAF Rose Bowl Aquatics Center in Brookside Park, 360 N. Arroyo Blvd. in Pasadena. It will take place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on three consecutive Mondays, May 7, 14 and 21; guests may attend one or all three days.
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August 23, 2007
This is the second in a three-part series focused on how we can make our lifestyles healthier in order to extend and improve our lives. ? Last week we talked about improving our eating habits. What about activity? According to a July 2004 study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, older adults who exercised only once a week were 40 percent less likely to die in the next 12 years than those who did nothing at all. Staying active sure beats needing help with driving, tying your shoes, or cleaning your own home ?
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January 30, 2013
Montrose Search and Rescue deputies hoisted an woman who injured her knee to safety Sunday afternoon, according to sheriff's officials. Officials responded to the Little Jimmy Campground in the Angeles National Forest around noon, where a woman with an injured right knee and arthritis in her left knee was found, according to Sgt. Mark Slater of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station. U.S. Forest Service officials and Montrose deputies slid the woman on a snow litter for three miles.
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January 10, 2008
JPL case back in court tomorrow Jet Propulsion Laboratory employees who are in the process of suing NASA/JPL over extensive background checks will be heading to court again on Friday for a motion to dismiss. The employees filed suit in late August 2007 claiming that the background checks, which are part of the Homeland Security Directive 12 that was issued in 2004, are unconstitutional. The background checks were not implemented until 2007 at JPL. NASA officials have stated that if the employees do not comply with the checks, they will lose their jobs.
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By Loa Blasucci | September 29, 2010
Snap, crackle and pop! Not just breakfast cereal anymore — it may be the sound of your joints as you go up a flight of stairs. Joint popping and cracking, or "crepitus," is one of the more than 100 forms of arthritis. Do a self-survey: How do you feel? Can you wiggle your fingers and toes, turn your head from side to side, and sit down on the floor — all without pain or stiffness? Since arthritis is common enough to send more than 20 million people per year to the doctor's office, then there are some things we all should know about it. There are two primary types of arthritis: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
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By Nancy Turney | April 22, 2010
Q. I have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, and I am wondering what I can do to improve my functioning, in addition to what my doctor has recommended. ? Joe, La Cañada ? There are ways to manage weight, minimize pain and improve energy level. By changing habits, anyone can make small changes that will have a big impact over time. Not sure where to start? Arthritis Today asked experts to help compile this list of suggestions. Follow them to start making a difference today.
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