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2009-04-17 17:10:33

As summer returns, a U.S. podiatrist says a quick pedicure can leave longtime pain. Dr. Tzvi Bar-David of New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City warns this professional grooming ritual can lead to difficulties such as painful nail fungus. Toenail fungus infections can last for years if not treated properly, Bar-David said in a statement. Bar-David suggests that to keep a pedicure problem-free to: -- Avoid infection by bringing your own tools and nail clippers. This includes...

2009-04-13 18:31:33

The switch to summer footwear can result in flip flop tendinitis and other foot problems, a U.S. podiatrist warns. Adapting to flip flops or sandals from closed shoes creates stress on the shin muscles as they try to balance the shoe on the foot, says Dr. Tzvi Bar-David of New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York. He advises transitioning gradually and giving muscles a chance to adapt to avoid painful shins or tendinitis. After a long winter there may also be a lot of enthusiasm for...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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