Health in Fort Pierce, FL

If you want to avoid quality time with the ER doctor this Thanksgiving, follow these four safety tips.

Given the common presentation of adult-acquired flatfoot in podiatric practice, this author discusses the pathomechanics of the condition, offers diagnostic insights on the spring ligament and the heel raise test, and shares perspectives from the literature on the efficacy of treatment interventions.

Is your morning coffee addiction a healthy one? Studies have shown the many benefits of coffee. Read on for three reasons to love coffee.

The American Heart Association reminds you, when you quit smoking the feeling of "loss" doesn't last forever. A brand new world is waiting for you.

The American Heart Association understands that smoking urges can take you by surprise, so it helps to plan for them. Use the No-Smoking Confidence Assessment and Tips tool to help.

You can identify pest damage in one of two ways: You see the insect or the damage it causes. Use chemical sprays only as a last resort. Where possible, try pest traps and barriers, biological controls and organic sprays first.

Adolescents living in households with limited or uncertain availability of nutritious food are more than twice as likely as other kids to have emotional problems or conduct problems, according to a new study.

March Madness and your Feet!
Basketball is a high-impact and physically demanding sport. Hughston Health Alert indicates that more than 1.6 million Americans sustain foot and ankle injuries annually while participating in basketball. Many of these injuries are chronic or overuse injuries. Th

The American Heart Association helps you understand the various types of fats; what's good, bad and what the AHA recommends.

Beware of green beer, it can cause pain in your big toe! St. Patrick's Day will be celebrated on March 17th and the typical American celebration will include green beer. Certain foods and beverages raise the level of uric acid in the body which can lead to a gout attack a