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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.

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.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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