November 02, 2011
Health Tip: What Triggers Irritable Bowel
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common
cause of intestinal bloating, irregularity, gasiness, and cramps.
While it has no known organic cause, the condition may be
aggravated by emotional stress and other typical factors.
Teen 'Sexting' Common and Linked to Psychological
Some Boston parents might
be in for a rude awakening: 13 percent of area high school students
say they've received "sext" messages and one in 10 has either
forwarded, sent or posted sexually suggestive, explicit or nude
photos or videos of people they know by cellphone or online.
MelaFind Device Approved to Detect Melanoma
MelaFind -- a device that
creates digital images of suspicious skin growths and compares them
to a database of thousands of scans to analyze for signs of
melanoma skin cancer -- has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
Death Toll From Listeria Outbreak Hits 29
The death toll in the
listeria outbreak traced to cantaloupes produced at a Colorado farm
has reached 29, with another 139 people sickened in 28 states, U.S.
officials said late Tuesday.