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Should You Monkey Around?

Do you recall hanging from monkey bars on the school playground?  Remember how compelling it was to swing from bar to bar until the bell rang?  Sure it was fun to dangle your feet, but perhaps it was also a latent urge from an arboreal past.  From the popularity of monkey bars when I was […]

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Aging Arthritis

The challenge of arthritis

Arthritis is an inflammation of joints that causes pain and stiffness.  Among the most common types are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis.  Often it is the result of wear and tear from years of use or injury.  Infections to joints can hasten the breakdown of cartilage […]