Invasive plants tie up activity on Savannah River

...legs during an evening training session.Though it's become more of a problem recently, invasive aquatic weeds have been headaches in Augusta waterways for years. The problem, Savannah Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatibus said, is that you can kill the plants...

Don't wait to talk about safe use of over-the-counter drugs

...packing and the planning, teaching kids how to safely self-medicate with over-the-counter preparations for colds, headaches and sore muscles might not be on the parental radar.But it should be. According to national surveys of parents and sixth-graders...

Hospitals see more heat-related illnesses during week of high temperatures

...heat-related illnesses, according to hospital spokeswoman Denise Parrish. The illnesses can range from dehydration and headaches to heat exhaustion.During a particularly hot week last month, doctors saw another cluster of cases, but it was about half...

Research suggests some headaches linked to common germ

MILAN, Italy -- Some headaches may be linked to infection with a...antibiotics appeared to clear the headaches. Adding the friendly bacteria Lactobacillus...intensity and frequency of recurring headaches in the others, the lead researcher...

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Headaches may signal an addiction to caffeine

...have become addicted to caffeine. Now that work has eased off, I have tried to cut back on caffeine, but I get horrible headaches and feel disoriented. My concentration is not good until I have a cup of coffee. How can I break this habit? A: You are...

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Lindros complains of headaches after scrimmage collision

...sitting out the playoffs because of a concussion, needed 20 stitches to close a gash in his upper lip and complained of headaches Thursday after a collision during a scrimmage. Lindros clattered into a Philadelphia Phantoms player at the teams' Voorhees...

Rider creating more headaches in Atlanta

...his Atlanta career, Isaiah Rider has repeatedly demonstrated to the Hawks why he's considered one of the NBA's biggest headaches. The mercurial guard returned to practice Wednesday after a one-game suspension for again running afoul of team rules...

Crowds in jail cause headaches

Capt. Gene Johnson shrugged off the weekend arrest of one of his rookie jailers. He's got bigger headaches. What do you do when you run out of places to put new inmates? "It's like deja vu," said Capt. Johnson, the administrator...

Belgian scare compounds Coke's headaches abroad

ATLANTA -- With struggling foreign economies already hurting sales and its bottom line, Coca-Cola had enough headaches overseas before its soft drinks were linked to the hospitalization of dozens of people in Belgium. Now some Belgians say...

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Part time jobs give schools full-time headaches

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Now that Division I athletes can have part-time jobs, the schools get full-time headaches. "It's a compliance nightmare," Donald Morrison, UCLA's faculty representative, said Tuesday, the day after NCAA Convention...

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