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  1. Nutrition for Strength

    We've all heard the old adage "you are what you eat" -- and it's never as true as when you are feeling under the weather. During these times, what you eat and when you eat it can preserve strength, boost immunity, and help you feel better -- quicker. But for people battling arthritis, cancer, depres

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  2. How to Handle High-Tech Hand Injuries

    In a recent New Yorker cartoon, two dogs sit discussing the strangeness of humans. "It's just a theory," says one, "but perhaps it's their opposable thumbs that make them crazy." That's not a bad theory. Thumb problems are indeed making some people crazy these days, especially people who spend hours

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  3. Are Anti-Inflammatory Pain Relievers Safe for You?

    At age 62, April Dawson lives every day with chronic pain from wrist arthritis. "There are a lot of everyday things I just can't do now," she says. "I can't open packages or jars or even lift a half-gallon of milk. Some days I can barely turn the ignition in my car." But despite the pain and inconve

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  4. Living With Fibromyalgia

    Before my fibromyalgia got as bad as it is now, I used to be an outdoorsy person. Now, even though I'm only 37, there are many days when I can't walk without a cane and times when migraines hit me so badly that I can't get out of bed. I've always had a very low pain threshold and problems sleeping.

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  5. Are Anti-Inflammatory Pain Relievers Safe for You?

    At age 62, April Dawson lives every day with chronic pain from wrist arthritis. "There are a lot of everyday things I just can't do now," she says. "I can't open packages or jars or even lift a half-gallon of milk. Some days I can barely turn the ignition in my car." But despite the pain and inconve

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  6. Tour de France Champ Faces Hip Surgery

    When 30-year-old San Diego cyclist Floyd Landis entered the winner's circle of this year's Tour de France, he didn't shout the traditional "I'm going to Disney World" cheer. Instead, he told the press he is heading for the hospital where he hopes to get relief from the constant pain caused by an inj

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  7. Arthritis: Symptoms

    Symptoms of arthritis include pain and limited function of joints. Inflammation of the joints from arthritis is characterized by joint stiffness, swelling, redness, and warmth. Tenderness of the inflamed joint can be present. Many of the forms of arthritis, because they are rheumatic diseases, can c

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  8. Fast & Simple Meals for Arthritis

    Everyone wants to save time and energy in the kitchen. It's particularly important when aching joints from arthritis turn preparing a meal into a monumental task. We've put together some ideas for easy meals that take the strain off your hands and body and don't wear you out. At the same time, they

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  9. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Finding the Right Medication for You

    For people with rheumatoid arthritis, medications are a fact of life -- helping control pain and swelling, and preventing damage to joints. The newest drugs can even stop the disease in its tracks. That's the good news -- the drugs keep improving, bringing real hope for the millions with this diseas

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  10. Devices for Living Easier with Arthritis

    While the use of painkillers tends to grab most of the headlines when it comes to coping with arthritis, the use of assistive devices also plays an important role. These simple devices can improve your ability to walk, bathe, cook, clean, and get dressed with relative ease. "Think of arthritis as bo

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