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Archive for March, 2011

in partnership with THE BRIDE: Jeanna, 28, an account executive THE GROOM: Tyler, 27, a supply chain analyst THE DATE: July 17Having both grown up on the coast of Maine, in towns ten minutes apart, Jeanna and Tyler wanted their wedding to showcase… Read more

By: Jenna Hagist SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Thanh Duong is happy to call Cathedral High School her new home.”Here people are really, really nice. They talk to me, they try to be friends with me, and I think that’s great,” said Thanh Duong. She… Read more

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By Jane Schwartz Harrison, RD, Staff Nutritionist, myOptumHealthContent provided by  Can’t get through the day without a cup of coffee, a caffeine-fueled soda or an afternoon candy bar? Certain foods and drinks (sugar, caffeine) may help perk you… Read more

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(HealthDay News) — Fatigue describes the feeling that you have no energy or motivation. The many possible physical and psychological causes of fatigue include exertion, stress, boredom and lack of sleep, the ADAM Encyclopedia says. Its… Read more

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(HealthDay News) — Trim your toenails too short, and you could be setting yourself up for a painful problem. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says ingrown nails — nails that burrow beneath the skin — also stem from failing to cut… Read more

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Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Mislabeled Citalopram and Finasteride Recalled Certain batches of Citalopram and Finasteride are being recalled in the United States because… Read more

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(HealthDay News) — Many women are uncomfortable before and during the monthly menstrual cycle, but more intense symptoms may be more than just premenstrual syndrome (PMS). A more severe form is called premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and its… Read more

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(HealthDay News) — Weight-bearing exercises help strengthen bones and muscles by making them work against gravity. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers these suggestions for weight-bearing exercise: Go for a walk, jog or… Read more

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By Serena GordonHealthDay ReporterMONDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) — Social media Web sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, have become nearly inescapable facets of modern life, particularly for kids. And a new report suggests they can have real… Read more

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By Jenifer GoodwinHealthDay ReporterMONDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) — Fennel extract, herbal tea and sugar water relieved colic in some infants better than a placebo, according to a new study that reviewed clinical trials of alternative remedies… Read more

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By Andrew CoutsProvided by Big Brother really is watching you — constantly. According to a new report by The New York Times, cell phone companies often “track your every move” — and they do so while keeping their customers entirely in the… Read more

By By Jennifer ViegasBy Jennifer Viegas From The Dog Daily   Research suggests spiritual experiences originate deep within primitive areas of the human brain — areas shared by other animals with brain structures like our own. Many scientists,… Read more

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SATURDAY, March 26 (HealthDay News) — With spring-cleaning season here, the American Cleaning Institute reminds adults to protect family members and pets from accidental poisoning. In conjunction with National Poison Prevention Week (March 20-26),… Read more

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Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: New Drug for Advanced Melanoma Approved by FDA A new injectable drug touted as the first to prolong the lives of patients with melanoma has been… Read more

MINNEAPOLIS — Another enormous lead had slipped away for the Boston Celtics, and a loss potentially even more damaging than the last awaited. That’s when Paul Pierce shed a whole game’s worth of poor shooting and Kevin Garnett followed with two… Read more