Tag Archives: Hands

Hands Don't Spread HPV, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Human papillomavirus (HPV) is easily transmitted during sex, but it is unlikely to be passed by the hands, Canadian researchers report. The virus, which infects the skin and genitals, is a cause of several types of cancer in both men and women, including cervical cancer, as well as… Read More »

Manicure Not Enough? Plump Your Hands

As a jewelry store owner, Marisa Perry spends most of her days trying on engagement rings and wedding bands, and so she is hyperaware of how her hands look. She first tried fillers in 2016 to give her hands a more youthful look. “My hands were much less attractive because of all the wrinkles,” said… Read More »

In the Right Hands: Rehab and Physical Therapy at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital

By Donna Rhodes featuring Marion Macy, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Marion Macy, Manager of Rehab Services and Physical Therapy, heads the rehab department at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital that turns the impossible into possible. Patients with joint replacements, stroke, severe back pain, cardiac issues, neck pain, shoulder surgery, ankle fractures, knee replacements, or just about any injury or impairment… Read More »

New Jersey man who contracted flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing has forearms, hands amputated, family says

Angel Perez, 60, had his forearms and hands amputated this week, part of his battle since contracting a flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing in New Jersey.  (Fox 29) A New Jersey man who got infected with flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing in early July underwent surgery this week to have his forearms and hands amputated, his family… Read More »