|Can't put down that cellphone?|
Here in the United States, addictions can take a diagnosable form in many different ways, ranging from gambling to drugs.
|Do you find yourself always looking down at your phone? Lindsey Choate of Spring Valley walks to her car while engaged on her cellphone at Illinois Valley Community College. Can desires to constantly stay “connected” via electronic devices cause mental health problems? In some countries other than the United States, treatments have been prescribed.|
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Thursday, April 28, 2016
|Local doctor says uterus transplant isn't likely to
|After being pioneered overseas a half-decade ago, uterus transplants have come to the United States, but their success is still far from a foregone conclusion. |
The nation’s first uterus transplant was performed in Cleveland in late February amid much fanfare. But after unexpected complications, it did however fail, the Cleveland Clinic announced on March 9.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
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Thursday, March 12, 2015
|Flip flops: Foot friend or foe|
Simple in design and inexpensive in price, flip-flops may seem like the perfect footwear as the temperature rises, but experts warn against them. The American Podiatric Medical Association warns that the lightweight sandals can increase the likelihood of experiencing tendinitis, stress fractures and other injuries. “The biggest thing is it doesn’t offer the foot a lot of support,” said Dr. Larry Ketner, a Peru podiatrist.
Thursday, April 18, 2013