The area we commonly refer to as the “ball” of our foot can sure take a lot of stress, but when that area gets too much pressure, it can result in a condition called Metatarsalgia. Podiatrist Dr. Matthew Jackman discusses how to avoid the pain that can be put on this area.
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By Shereen Jegtvig NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - That healthy foods cost more has become conventional wisdom, but a new study is the most thorough yet in calculating how much more: about a dollar and a half. "Before now, we've seen studies looking at prices of one or a few foods or diets, in one city and from one store," said Mayuree Rao. "And the results have been mixed, with some studies finding that the healthier options cost more and some studies finding they don't." Rao is a junior research fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health and a medical student at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
My dog Macy is normally a pretty happy-go-lucky mutt. On our daily walks she greets every stranger like they're her long lost buddy -- all wags and kisses. That is unless she finds something more interesting... like a dead bird. Then sweet, loving Macy, with the rotting carcass in her mouth, turns into the devil dog from hell. Her eyes squint, her hackles rise, and she skulks stealthily past strangers as if they're all potential bone thieves. Frankly, I can relate. There are days when I prance into the world wagging my tail and others when I slink back ready