Arthritis and Gout

survive a broken hip

A broken hip is a complete or partial break in the proximal end of the femur (also called thighbone), near the hip joint. About 300,000 Americans are hospitalized for a broken hip every year.

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Hip fracture

Is hip replacement (arthroplasty) the most cost-effective and beneficial treatment for hip fractures? It depends.

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exercise and weight loss osteoarthritis

Given the recent anxiety about using pain-killing drugs, osteoarthritis sufferers are looking for other ways to get some relief. Exercise and weight loss are known to be helpful in treating the condition, and combining both treatments is even better than either alone . . .

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Knee arthroscopy

A lot of people with osteoarthritis of the knee joint undergo an operative procedure called arthroscopy, with or without scraping away of rough and loose tissue in the joint cavity (called debridement). Now the usefulness of this procedure has been called into question.

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Eliminate Large Pores Naturally

eliminate large pores naturally
For those of you with large pores, this can be a frustrating as well as an unsightly…

Niacin: Cholesterol B Gone

niacin vs cholesterol
You can’t open a newspaper or magazine today without seeing the big ads hat trumpet…

A Cool Diet: More Ways to Chill Inflammation

salmon salad
You’ve started dreaming up new ways to cook salmon. When you toss a salad, you sprinkle…

Chemicals in Packaged Foods Dangerous to Human Health Over Time

chemicals in packaged foods
The artificial chemicals that are used in the storage, packaging, and processing of our…