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October 12, 2005

Calcific Tendonitis and a New Office Chair Change One Woman's Life

It started simply enough, with a new office chair ...

An X-ray revealed a calcium deposit, a tiny mineral mass, technically called calcific tendinitis, within a tendon of my shoulder. As the new chair jammed my upper arm up against the deposit, the area became inflamed. The doctor first suggested anti-inflammatory medication, but by July 2004 the medication had diminishing impact. (Washington Post)

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October 05, 2005

Lindsay Lohan Suffers Minor Injuries After Car Crash

Lindsay Lohan and two other people were taken to a hospital Tuesday after the actress' black Mercedes-Benz convertible collided with a van in West Hollywood, authorities said.

Witnesses said Lohan was trying to avoid paparazzi photographers when the crash occurred. (Washington Post)

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