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West Nile case in Richmond County prompts new spraying of 'hot spots'

...not the only mosquito-borne diseases Koehle is worried about. Chikungunya virus, which can cause fever and terrible joint pain that can be disabling, entered the country this year, and so far 926 people were infected elsewhere and traveled to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-10/west-nile-case-richmond-coun
Fear outweighs risk of Ebola, experts say

...control) would tell you we have more to worry about with chikungunya," a mosquito-borne virus that causes terrible joint pain and can persist for years, she said."There is a concern that chikungunya will start to spread in the U.S. like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-17/fear-outweighs-risk-ebola-ex
Mosquito-borne virus hits Georgia

...disease that causes fever and severe joint pain has arrived in Georgia.The Georgia...common symptoms are fever and severe joint pain, especially in the hands and feet...patients feeling better within a week. Joint pain, though, can persist for months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-21/mosquito-borne-virus-hits-ge
Health officials caution to prevent mosquito breeding and bites

...Georgia Department of Public Health confirmed the state's first human case of chikungunya, a disease that causes severe joint pain and fever. Although not as deadly as West Nile virus or other mosquito-transmitted diseases, local mosquito control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-23/health-officials-caution-pre
Obese teens suffer health problems

...linked with their excess weight. Three out of four had cholesterol problems; almost half had high blood pressure or joint pain; and many had diseased livers or kidneys.They weighed three times more than what is considered healthy; they didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-13/obese-teens-suffer-health-problems
Venus Williams loses in second round of U.S. Open

...Williams withdrew before her second-round match, announcing she had Sjogren's syndrome, an illness that causes joint pain and fatigue.She lost a three-setter in the second round in New York last year.Two of her previous four trips to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-08-28/venus-williams-defea
Exercise improves survival, health of breast cancer survivors

...as aromatase inhibitors that estrogen-positive breast cancer patients take to prevent a recurrence, can also cause joint pain or stiffness and exercise can help alleviate that, Keaton said. That's the problem three-year survivor Debbi Warren...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/we-think-pink/2012-10-22/exercise-improves-sur
Federal crackdown on foreign HGH has led to record sales of drug

...medical authorities say otherwise.A 2007 review of 31 medical studies showed swelling in half of HGH patients, with joint pain or diabetes in more than a fifth. A French study of about 7,000 people who took HGH as children found a 30 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-01/federal-crackdown-foreign-
Cash for weight loss

...incentives and who received no cash.Obesity contributes to a variety of health problems like diabetes, heart disease, and joint pain, which decrease quality of life, increase mortality, and result in higher health premiums and lost productivity for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-04-15/cash-weight-loss
Human growth hormone abuse big for business

...medical authorities say otherwise.A 2007 review of 31 medical studies showed swelling in half of HGH patients, with joint pain or diabetes in more than a fifth. A French study of about 7,000 people who took HGH as children found a 30 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-12-22/human-growth-hormone-abuse-big-bu