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For clinically-minded readers of Dr. Seuss’ holiday classic, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” one specific line in the book – intended to indicate the moment when the titular character had reached the apex of emotional development – might have actually been a sign of a health problem. “In Whoville they say that the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day!”
Most of us have dealt with dry, itchy skin at some point or another. Long, dry winters and forced air heating systems are notorious for causing skin discomfort among many people. But a common skin condition called psoriasis takes some of those symptoms and magnifies them greatly, while potentially causing other complications and health problems in some patients.
Know the signs and symptoms of this very rare genetic condition.
Several tests are typically used to determine whether your symptoms are caused by RA.
On a crisp, sun-streaked November day last year, hundreds of people were coming and going across Harvard Yard—the grassy, quadrangle of America’s first institution of higher learning. Harvard College, which was named for its first benefactor, minister John Harvard, was established in 1636 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In the center of the Old Yard, which was the original campusbut now forms the western section of Harvard Yard, a group of about twenty students armed with trowels, brushes, and sifting screens were participating in the Harvard Yard Archaeology Project (HYAP)...
Although both cause joint pain, the two diseases are very different.
Retired physicians Anne Hayton and Robert Ashley planned for several years to teach adults how to swim
As the much-beloved children’s book by Taro Gomi noted so elegantly, “everyone poops.” But, alas, not everyone poops as efficiently or as comfortably as would be considered ideal. When this happens, a condition called constipation may be to blame, and it can be a real pain in the you-know-what.