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Habitual high-heel wearers, your attention, please. You know that feeling you get when you first slip off those impossibly high stilettos (the feeling after relief)? That tightness in your Achilles’ tendons as feet assume a natural position, with heels on the floor? Researchers think they may know the reason for that.

  • July 22nd, 2010  |
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Concern about a newborn's bacterial flora is not a topic you're likely to hear discussed in the waiting room of the maternity ward -- but that may change. A new study has found that the way in which babies are delivered exposes them to specific bacteria that could play a role in their future health.

DAYTON, Tenn. — Within the year, officials at Rhea County Medical Center want to provide better mammograms for local residents.

  • June 22nd, 2010  |
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Q. What are some effects of obesity on pregnancy?

  • June 10th, 2010  |
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Q. What are some effects of obesity on pregnancy?

Ana Boyd often takes a short break during the one-hour workout session inside the St. Andrews Center.

The wellness program participants laughed when Betty Williams said she wanted more dressing and cheese for her salad, but when she sang to give thanks for better health she was so overcome with emotion that she cried.

"Do You Carry a Risk for Breast Cancer in Your Genes?" is next in the Strong and Smart: Living Well With Cancer dial-up seminar series on Wednesday, April 28, at 1 p.m.

BARCELONA, Spain — Up to a third of breast cancer cases in Western countries could be avoided if women ate less and exercised more, researchers at a conference on breast cancer said Thursday.

Chattanooga-area women will share their battles against heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women in America, at Thursday's Go Red Luncheon.

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