Q. Do copper bracelets relieve arthritis pain?
There is no scientific evidence that copper bracelets do anything more than make a fashion statement. However, there is no proof that the bracelets don't provide relief to arthritis sufferers.
Copper bracelets for arthritis have been around for a century or more. Many people swear that they work. Some doctors suspect that the positive reports are based upon symptoms going away by themselves.
Folk remedies like copper...
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Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 800-468-7669
Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Sept. 1
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325 Maury Road, Penn Forest Township. 1-866-605-7325
Steal Your Face Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22: Deck Party
Hoobastank, Lit, Alien Ant Farm, 8 p.m. Aug. 23
Coal County Express, 2 p.m. Aug. 25: Deck Party
DJ the Doctor on the Deck, 6 p.m. Aug. 27: Deck Party
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Allentown Fairgrounds, 302 N. 17th St, Allentown. 610-433-7541
John Mayer, Phillip Phillips, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27
Austin Mahone, Bridgit Mendler, 7 p.m. Aug. 28
Zac Brown Band, 7 p.m. Aug. 29
Luke Bryan, Thompson Square, Florida Georgia, 7 p.m. Aug. 30
Toby Keith, Kim Moore, 7 p.m. Aug. 31
Jeff Dunham, 8 p.m. Sept. 1
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Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road,...
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ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM
31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333
Toulouse-Lautrec and His World, through Sept. 1, Scheller and Rodale Galleries.
South Asian Temple Art, through Dec. 29, Fowler Gallery
The Armory Show: A Centennial Tribute, through Nov. 17, Trexler Gallery
Illusions in Ink: Photorealist Prints, through Aug. 11, Payne-Hurd Gallery
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5 N. Front St.,...
Heidelberg Lutheran and United Church of Christ congregations sell food Aug. 17 at A Night in the Country.
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ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY
Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542
Main Lesson: East Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Aug. 27
Main Lesson: West Coast Swing, 7 p.m. Sept. 3, 10
Main Lesson: Cha Cha, 7 p.m. Sept. 17, 24
Progressive Beginner Lesson: Hustle, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 24
Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays
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Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St.,...
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Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema, 101 Founders Way, SteelStacks, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300
"When Comedy Went to School," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 14; 4:45, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15
"Rear Window," 7:15 p.m. Aug. 14
"An American Tale," 8 p.m. Aug. 14
"Kill Bill Volume One," "Kill Bill Volume Two" 9:30 p.m. Aug. 17
"Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm," 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18, 19
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Bill Murray and the Crossover Band, 3 p.m. Aug. 18
Country Rhythm, 3 p.m. Aug. 25
One Night Stand, 3 p.m. Sept. 1
The Outlaws with Crazy Elmer, 3 p.m. Sept. 2
Tracy Lee Band, 3 p.m. Sept. 8
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Fifth and Linden streets, Allentown. 610-437-7757
Jay Lapp, noon Aug. 20
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The actor's life: The Allentown Public Theatre (APT) is presenting a children's show, "Pinocchio," 6 p.m. Aug. 16, 23; 2 p.m. Aug. 17, 24; and 2 p.m. Aug. 18, 25, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 417 N. Seventh St., Allentown. Sam Kuglen adapted the well-known story by Carlo Collodi written in 1883 into a one-hour, one-act play. Gepetto, a poor woodcarver, creates a puppet, Pinocchio (Lana Brucker), above, who comes to life. His nose grows every time he tells a lie. Pinocchio dreams of becoming a...
"The Smurfs 2" is an amusing animated and live action feature film with excellent character voices, jokey dialogue and terrific animation that should be enjoyed by the pre-10 year-old set and hold the attention of most parents or guardians.
The characters were created by Peyo, aka Pierre Culliford, a Belgium comic-strip artist-writer. The name Smurf is a Dutch language translation of an invented French word, Schtroumpf, a made-up word for salt.
Smurfs wear Phrygian caps, which...