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Archive for February, 2011
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By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 28 (HealthDay News) — Few things send a parent’s fears soaring as quickly as a child’s rapidly rising temperature. But, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) attempts to allay… Read more

By By Elijah MerrillBy Elijah Merrill   Looking inside a cat’s mouth can sometimes solve medical mysteries. Just ask Dr. Patricia Joyce, an emergency clinician at NYC Veterinary Specialists in New York City. “Often a somewhat older cat will come… Read more

EDMONTON, Alberta — Michael Ryder had a goal and an assist to send the surging Boston Bruins to yet another win on the road, 3-2 over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday. Nathan Horton and Rich Peverley also scored for the Northeast Division-leading… Read more

LOS ANGELES — Jeff Green and Nenad Krstic are still getting used to those classic green uniforms, and they’re stunned to hear fans on the road cheering them louder than the home team. Sure, the newest Boston Celtics have plenty to learn about… Read more

Source: The Federal Trade Commission Millions of Americans use online dating and social networking sites to meet people. But scammers also use these sites – as well as chat rooms. They create fake profiles to find potential victims and attract… Read more

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Winter weather can cause challenges for humans, but pet experts say we also need to think about what winter means for our pets, especially those that spend a lot of time outdoors. “The rule of thumb is simple,” says Dr. Stephen A. Brammeier of the… Read more

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By Kelly MontgomeryProvided by Sometimes your basic grill burger just doesn’t do the trick when you are trying to show off your culinary skills to new friends. If you are loyal to the art of the burger, but want to spice things up a bit and… Read more

AMHERST, Mass. – The #11 UMass men’s lacrosse team moved to 3-0 with a solid 11-9 win over #13 Ohio State on Saturday at Garber Field. Four different Minutemen scored two goals including freshman Connor Mooney, who scored the first two goals of… Read more

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Are you one of the millions of middle-aged Americans who resolved to improve your health this year, through diet, exercise or other lifestyle changes? If so, you know that it’s not easy to change old habits – especially the salty, sugary and fatty… Read more

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By Diane Griffith, Staff Writer, myOptumHealthContent provided by  When Mary was 35, she noticed an occasional silver strand – which she would promptly pluck out – in her brown hair. As she aged, the number of wiry grays became more noticeable…. Read more

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FRIDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) — Guilt might be a common side effect of texting while you’re in class, but that doesn’t stop students from doing it, researchers have found. In a survey of 1,043 college students at the University of New… Read more

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By Lila Havens, Staff Writer, myOptumHealthContent provided by  Every spring Earth Day rolls around, and we’re encouraged to be more aware of our impact on the planet. But why limit yourself to one day? Being “green” is a smart strategy all year… Read more

AMHERST, Mass. – No. 2 Boston College (23-7-1, 17-6-1 HEA) used a three-goal second period to hold off the UMass hockey team in front of 6,274 fans on Friday night at the Mullins Center, 4-3. The Minutemen (6-19-5, 5-14-5 HEA) nearly erased the… Read more

DENVER — Integrating five new players offensively will take time for the Denver Nuggets. Defense? That came right away. The Nuggets held the short-handed — and shortened — Boston Celtics scoreless over the final six-plus minutes Thursday night,… Read more

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AMHERST, Mass. – While the defense allowed the second-fewest points of the season, Anthony Gurley led the offense with 22 points on 9-of-14 shooting as UMass (15-11, 7-6 A-10) cruised past Saint Joseph’s (7-20, 2-11 A-10), 69-51 on Wednesday… Read more