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Exercise Helps Ease Arthritis Pain (280)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Moderate exercise can help older people reduce the pain and disability associated with the most common form of arthritis in the knee, according to a recent medical study.  The study was conducted by the University of Tennessee-Memphis College of Medicine and Wake Forest University’s Bowman-Gray Medical School in North Carolina.  Dr. William

Cold War End Affects Arctic Research (315)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Despite now sharing once-secret Arctic research data, the thawing of U.S.-Soviet cold war tensions may have a chilling effect on Arctic studies, a University of Tennessee-Knoxville oceanographer said Thursday.  Dr. Walker Smith, who has gone to the Arctic six times, said the Russian-U.S. agreement this week to share once-classified Arctic military information