Leaf blister fungus affects local oak trees

...the oak trees have had one of the worse cases of oak leaf blister that I can remember. Oak leaf blister is a fungal leaf spot that can occur on all oak species (Quercus).Leaf blister occurs thro ughout North America but it is common in the...

Blister sidelines Lowe in Braves win

...was hampered Wednesday by a blister on his right foot, forcing...inning.Lowe said the recurring blister on his push-off foot popped...first."It looked like the blister exploded," Cox said. "I've...while trying to make sure the blisters aren't a regular problem...

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Braves notebook: Blister forces Hudek to disabled list

...cleared roster room for starter Bruce Chen on Friday by placing reliever John Hudek on the 15-day disabled list because of a blister on the middle finger of his pitching hand. Hudek has not appeared in a game since May 14 and has been able to throw in the...

Finger blister spurs GreenJackets' loss

...cruised along, setting Suns in his wake. But he was forced to leave the game with a 2-0 lead after five innings when a blister developed on a finger of his pitching hand. Reliever Alex Lantayo blanked the Suns through seven, but a pitching change in...

Age-old question: Hygiene can minimize virus effects

Cold sores and fever blisters are small but painful blisters on the lips, nose and mouth. Their small size gives...upon their victims. The actual cause of the sores and blisters is a virus known as herpes simplex type I. It is a cousin...

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Experts say avoid even one bad burn

One bad sunburn, complete with peeling and blisters, increases the chance for melanoma 500 fold. But it doesn't...attention should be sought immediately if total body redness and blisters develop, as your chances of infection, sun poisoning and...

Johnson's lead grows

HAMPTON, Ga. --- Carl Edwards had blisters on his hands and pain in his armsafter he won the Pep Boys Auto 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday. But it was nothing compared...

Leaves leave cleanup to do

It's a time when raking blisters are abundant, driveways become camouflaged and lawn mowers cut more pine straw and leaves than grass. And, unlike most Richmond...

Colleges announce joint advisement program

AIKEN -- The concrete slab and heavy shoes wore blisters on her feet. Long days at the factory left her exhausted and in pain. For Paula Eichman, there were trips to the chiropractor...

Ankle aid could be Series key

BOSTON - Pitchers have dipped their fingers in pickle brine to ward off blisters, gotten cortisone shots in their shoulders or elbows, had their hamstrings wrapped in yards of tape. No one in World Series...