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...of Woody's mature age, staff had been monitoring his health closely and addressing various age-related issues such as arthritis and slow healing. "I kept telling people that Woody was very old. Male Steller sea lions almost never live to that age...
Kenaitze tribe allows DNA testing on Dena'ina remains

...of Tribal Government Affairs. "We have high incidents of arthritis, we have high incidents of diabetes," Lindgren predisposed to diabetes? What makes us predisposed to arthritis? Those are major, major issues." Lindgren, who has been...
Learning from the past, looking to the future

...Lindgren, the tribe's former Director of Tribal Government Affairs, told the Clarion that the tribe has a high incidence of arthritis and diabetes. Clues found in the DNA of tribal ancestors may help explain those health issues and others."They did it...
Tips on getting your four-footed friend ready for hiking

...overweight and is not ready for certain athletic activity," Lindner said. "We can listen to its heart. We can check for arthritis. We can talk to you about how far you plan to go and whether or not your dog can handle that distance."There are some...
Cuts to food stamps could leave thousands hungry

...As Bill Byrd loaded a box of food staples into the back of a SUV, he ignored his aching body: a torn rotator cuff, arthritis in one shoulder and bad feet. The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank provided Byrd, 67, with the box, which was filled with...
William J. "Bill" Hays

...Bill" Hays, 73, died Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, at Central Peninsula Hospital from complications due to rheumatoid arthritis. Per his wishes, no services will be held. Mr. Hays was born Dec. 22, 1936 in Lake City, Calif. He graduated from...
District to change pool operations

...coordinate so that, for example, one pool would be heated slightly warmer than others in the area for groups that use it for arthritis therapy, Jones said. Wrapping up Wednesday's meeting Jones said the greater issue of the school district's pools stems...
Critter comforts for older pets

...selection of such products for senior dogs and cats, as well.Arthritis is one of the most common problems for dogs and cats as they...incontinence is a problem."Heating pads and beds soothe achy arthritis and help older pets become more flexible," says Shojai...
Bee season off and running for local enthusiasts

...which she uses to treat her rheumatoid arthritis. The practice of beekeeping across the...she may lose her eyesight to rheumatoid arthritis. At that point it was a challenge to...colonies From time to time Bunny Chong's arthritis acts up during the winter months, and...
An Outdoor View: The tackle box to buy Christmas gifts for her grand-children. In years before, she had always made caps or mittens for them, but arthritis had taken the joy out of knitting.Earl, wanting her to happy, had told her to remarry. She hadn't been interested in...


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