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April 22, 2014
Pump bumps are more common in young women who love to wear high-heeled shoes

Wearing high fashion shoes, such as stilettos or pumps, can cause pain in your feet. If this is the case you could have a pump bump.
Pump bumps are painful, swollen bumps behind the heel, just where the shoe rubs against the back of the ankle. They are more common in young women in their 20s and 30s, who love to wear high-heeled shoes. The official name for this bump is Haglund's deformity; it is ...

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April 29, 2014
High heels change the way you walk permanently

The high-heeled shoe -- no other shoe has been recognized as a symbol of leisure, sexuality, style and sophistication. The formal invention of high heels as fashion is attributed to the short-statured French queen, Catherine de Medici (1519-1589). She donned heels two inches high that made her taller and gave her an alluring sway when she walked. By 1580, fashionable heels were popular and worn by...

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Politicians always want to shoot the messenger
May 07, 2014
Politicians always want to shoot the messenger

Dear Editor,
Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis has admitted crime has the country under siege, but then he decided to blame the media for inflaming the fear of crime.
This from a man who before the 2012 election, repeatedly demanded that the truth should not be hidden when it comes to the levels of violent crime. He even defended those reckless 'murder rate' billboards his party erected a...

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May 12, 2014
Dealing with ingrown toenails

Ingrown toenails are found only in shoe-wearing cultures and do not occur with barefoot people. Downward shoe pressure on the nail leads to ingrown toenails.
Ingrown toenails are one of the most common and most painful nail complaints seen by a podiatrist. Ingrown nails are often a splinter or spike of nail digging into the soft tissues on the side of the nail. Usually, the toenails grow straight ...

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July 07, 2014
When the shoe is on the other foot

Prime Minister Perry Christie's reaction to a U.S. State Department report highlighting his adminstration's failure to fulfill many of its "ambitious campaign promises of economic and fiscal reform" has an interesting parallel to the reaction of former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham after the international credit ratings agency, Standard & Poor's (S&P), was critical of the FNM adminstration in 200...

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Basketball Shoes
July 25, 2014
Basketball Shoes

Whether you’re a professional athlete or play sports just for fun, the demands made on the feet and lower limbs often lead to a range of injuries...

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Back to School Shoe Fitting
July 25, 2014
Back to School Shoe Fitting

After a summer of bare feet and sandals, parents are shopping for shoes to accommodate feet, which appear to have grown longer in just a few months....

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July 29, 2014
Clubfoot

Clubfoot describes a range of foot abnormalities that children can be born with. A baby's foot is twisted inward and is out of shape or position. With clubfoot, the tendons (tissues that connect muscles to the bone) are shorter and tighter than usual, pulling the foot in this abnormal position. The term 'clubfoot' refers to the way the foot is shaped, like the head of a golf club. Clubfoot is a fa...

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August 07, 2014
Guardians of the Galaxy manages to surpass my expectations

Guardians of the Galaxy (Rated T)
Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Batista
Genre: Action Adventure
Dwight's Rating: 3.5
Sometimes having low expectations can be a very good thing!
The previews for "Guardians of the Galaxy" left me cold and uninterested in the film. Commercials made the characters look like laughable rejects from the "X-Men". And it seemed this would be another dud of a movi...

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August 11, 2014
Purchasing school shoes that make the grade

School will soon re-open for the new academic term and parents are busy shopping for school supplies, uniforms and shoes. Parents must remember that school shoes are one of the most expensive and most important purchases they will make for their children this school year.
Properly constructed, supportive and well-fitting school shoes can greatly reduce your child's risk of injury, from blisters, s...

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