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Archive for April, 2011
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(HealthDay News) — Plantar fasciitis occurs when the thick tissue that connects the heel to the toes becomes irritated, inflamed and painful. The ADAM Encyclopedia mentions these potential risk factors for plantar fasciitis: Having either high… Read more

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(HealthDay News) — Easing a sniffly baby’s stuffy nose can make both baby and parents feel better. The ADAM Encyclopedia suggests how to help reduce nasal congestion in babies: With the baby lying on the back and a towel rolled up beneath the… Read more

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THURSDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) — A new study helps confirm what many Americans with arthritis may already know: the illness can greatly diminish quality of life. Researchers analyzed data from 1 million adults who took part in the national… Read more

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By Louis Neipris, MDContent provided by  Here you go again! It hits you during a walk beside a blooming garden or as you descend the stairs to the damp basement. You start to sneeze. And it’s not just one sneeze, or even two: it’s a sneezing… Read more

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By Louis Neipris, MDContent provided by  Almost seven in 10 American homes have one or more pets. But 10 million of these pet owners are allergic to their beloved cat or dog. Are you one of them? Many pet owners put up with allergies or even… Read more

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By Content provided by  Older people suffer more pain than people in any other age group. And pain in the elderly is often under treated. As a result, many seniors choose to live with pain simply because they think nothing can be done. But you… Read more

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Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: One-Fourth of U.S. Children Live in Single-Parent Families: Report The United States has a higher percentage of children being raised by a… Read more

by WGGB Staff VATICAN CITY, Italy (WGGB) — During Pope John Paul II’s funeral in Rome in 2005, crowds chanted “Santo Subito!” which means ‘Make him a saint now.’  His successor, Pope Benedict XVI, listened and on Sunday, Pope John Paul II… Read more

by WGGB Staff LONDON (WGGB) — Sidewalks around Westminster Abbey look more like a tailgate instead of a spot just yards away from where Prince William and Catherine Middleton will wed Friday.  Only abc40 and FOX 6 are there to check out those… Read more

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(HealthDay News) — Seasonal allergies can cause itchy, watery eyes, nasal congestion and sneezing. The University of Maryland Medical Center suggests these lifestyle changes to ease seasonal allergy symptoms from outdoor allergens: Start your… Read more

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(HealthDay News) — While the nicotine patch can be an effective method to help some people quit smoking and improve their health, it may not be the best smoking cessation tool for everyone. The American Academy of Family Physicians lists these… Read more

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By Molly McHughProvided by Aggregators fit in perfectly with the self-obsessed state of the Internet. Everything revolves around you. Search engines that integrate social results are pulling from your group of friends; Facebook and Twitter have… Read more

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By Eric Leins, Staff WriterContent provided by  When it comes to being a mom or dad, your job as provider and caretaker “officially” ends when your child turns 18. But during those 18 years, the impact you make on your child’s health lasts a… Read more

in partnership with You know you want to look your best for your wedding day. What you might not know? What to do to get there. We went to the pros for insider beauty tips for brides, whether you’re going pro or doing it yourselves. For DIY Beauty… Read more

in partnership with Q. When selecting bridesmaids’ attire, what is the proper etiquette? Should I get all the maids together and see how they feel, then let them find bridesmaid dresses that suit everyone in cost and style? A. There’s no real… Read more