Health

Blue-green algae a danger for people, pets

(Medical Xpress) -- Warning signs have been showing up all summer: Several lakes and ponds in Kansas have been reporting contamination from toxic blue-green algae.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bursitis a common cause of painful hips, knees, heels and elbows

As warm weather arrives and the great outdoors beckons, more and more men and women will be taking to the trails, the beaches, or their yards and gardens, embarking on physical activities that may result in sore, aching, ...

Neuroscience

Warm weather may hurt thinking skills in people with MS

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) may find it harder to learn, remember or process information on warmer days of the year, according to new research released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's ...

Health

New study uncovers the dangers of portable pools

As the weather gets warmer, many parents will turn to pools to keep their family cool. Due to their low cost and ease of use, portable pools - which include wading pools, inflatable pools and soft-sided, self-rising pools ...

Inflammatory disorders

Warm weather triggers early allergy season

(HealthDay) -- While unseasonably warm weather delights many people, those with allergies may not be as thrilled with the early arrival of spring.

Inflammatory disorders

Off-the-charts pollen spreads allergy misery

(AP) -- Allergy season has come early and hit with a wheezing vengeance in parts of the South and Midwest this year, thanks largely to an unusually warm winter. Abundant pollen is causing watery eyes, sniffles and sneezing.

Immunology

Nip springtime allergies in the bud

(HealthDay)—The spring allergy season is off to an early start and allergy sufferers need to take action to prevent symptoms, an expert says.

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