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Arthritis

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  • Man held on charges of breaking into pharmacy near Harford police station

    A 22-year-old Jarrettsville man is being held without bail at the Harford County Detention Center after being charged with breaking into Jarrettsville Pharmacy and attempting to steal narcotics. The pharmacy where the break-in occurred is just a few...
  • Adam Jones hasn't forgotten his past, he has embraced his future

    Adam Jones hasn't forgotten his past, he has embraced his future
    Steve Ruiz recalls it clearly, shopping in a sporting goods store with his son, Jett, and another 13-year-old who played on Jett's baseball team. Jett rushed down the aisles, handling the bats and gloves. But his friend hung back. Ruiz approached the...
  • Rare disorder nearly takes Baltimore woman's sight

    Rare disorder nearly takes Baltimore woman's sight
    When Tamika Morgan developed red irritated eyes in the fall of 2010, she wasted no time heading to an optometrist at a local retail store who gave her drops for pink eye. Her eyes got worse over the next few days so she went to a local hospital to see an...
  • Former Ravens running back Priest Holmes got hit hard enough to see colors

    Former Ravens running back Priest Holmes got hit hard enough to see colors
    Priest Holmes gained 8,172 yards in his 10-year career with the Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs. That is even more impressive when you consider that he was occasionally hit so hard that his very perception of the world changed. Holmes, who won...
  • Therapy horse of the year keeps working in old age

    Therapy horse of the year keeps working in old age
    At his ripe old age, most horses have retired to a blissful pasture, but not Merlin. The chestnut Morgan steed, in residence at a Glen Arm equestrian school, prefers working to grazing in his golden years. After a 32-year career, Merlin Tris Don, as he...
  • The power of light

    The power of light
    It doesn’t look like much -- Janet Althen places what looks like a small flashlight with an inverted colored bulb on certain points of the body, holding it there for about 30 seconds -- but for Althen’s patients, as well as a growing number of...
  • Disc golf event set for April 21

    The Scarboro Hills Disc Golf Club is hosting its second annual "Let's Throw Together" Doubles Disc Golf Tournament to benefit the Arthritis Foundation and the Scarboro Hills Disc Golf Club. The event is a charity doubles disc golf tournament set for...
  • Understanding of ACL injuries is still evolving

    Concussions may have recently taken the spotlight in lacrosse sports medicine, but anterior cruciate ligament injuries are still a major unanswered issue for the sport. ACL tears are the leading cause of missed game and practice time at both the high...
  • Many don't know about tax break for lower-income homeowners

    Many don't know about tax break for lower-income homeowners
    Vera Artis would seem to be a perfect fit for the state program created decades ago to ease the property tax burden on homeowners with modest incomes. She has no major assets beyond the tidy East Baltimore townhouse that she and her husband, now...
  • Howard County pets: When stairs become a challenge

    Q: My older large-breed dog is having trouble climbing and descending stairs. He has good days and bad days. What’s causing this? A: Any time there’s a major change in a dog’s willingness to do a previously routine activity like going...
  • Baltimore inventor gave hope to those with hip problems

    While the name John Gilbert Collison Sr. has been largely forgotten today, his invention of the artificial steel hip ball more than 60 years ago has given him orthopedic immortality. His invention, manufactured in Baltimore in his Falls Road facility,...
  • On top of their games

    On top of their games
    Hard work, a strong foundation and gifted skills are things McDonogh soccer player Chris Agorsor and Allyson Carey, a lacrosse and soccer player at John Carroll, shared over the course of their highly successful high school careers. The two seniors added...