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Jeanine’s joints

By Margaret Jaworski Photo Courtesy of Jeanine Yutani: Jeanine Yutani (far right) with fellow riders Justin Baker and Laurie MillerThree years running, Jeanine Yutani biked from San Francisco to Los Angeles, one of 200 participants...

Courage by Design

A Daughter's Caring Creates A Gem of an Idea By Margaret JaworskiWhen Stephanie Hansen first learned that her mother, Sue, had breast cancer, she struggled to control her emotions, to stay calm and project strength....
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Volunteer Vacations Can Help Relieve Your Pain

Gandhi believed the best way to help yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. But when faced with your own pain, the needs of others might be among the last things...
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Chronic Pain Sufferers: Take Heart!

Five tips for sharing the love, and keeping pain at bay.Love is in the air and you are hoping for a romantic evening with your significant other? But are you stressed that your chronic...
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Innovative Exo-Skeleton Gives Paraplegics A Chance To Walk Again

Paraplegics will soon have the ability to rise out of their wheelchairs and walk among the rest of us.With decades of research finally paying off, scientists have finally created a way for paraplegics to...

Peripheral Neuropathies: Modern-Day Leprosy

Once a social stigma that caused patients to be ostracized and banished to their own communities, leprosy is now a treatable condition with a good chance of recovery.Leprosy is a neuropathic disease that is...
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Mindful Meditation 101

A simple meditation for relieving pain and stress.Sit in a comfortable position or lie down, eyes open or closed, and let your attention settle on your normal breath. Don't make your breathing deeper or...
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Ask Yourself: Does My Lifestyle Affect My Pain?

Making the connection between your pain and your lifestyle.Medication plays an essential part in easing your aches, but lifestyle choices can be key to controlling them. Using this guide, take a few moments each...