Daily Health Watch 2008-02-29

Your daily health watch for Friday, February 29, 2008. This page will be updated throughout the day as we post new stories and videos to FoxNews Health. Please feel free to post your comments to any of our stories here, or send email to

VIDEO: Monovision: The New Lasik?

A new application for eye surgery is allowing patients to toss their glasses forever

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VIDEO: Funky Fingernails

Ask Dr. Manny: What do unhealthy fingernails look like? My nails have ridges. Is that normal?

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VIDEO: Who's Your Daddy?

Paternity test kits now available at some drug stores

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VIDEO: Walking the Dog

Sharing bacteria: Can your dog make you sick?

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VIDEO: Ricin Facts

Chemical toxicologist reveals dangers posed by toxin

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VIDEO: Balance Your Body

Tips to turn back the clock and start feeling younger

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VIDEO: Hepatitis Warning

Dirty syringes may have transmitted infection to thousands of patients

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Study: Large Doses of Vitamin E Linked to Lung Cancer
Researchers found that people who took an increased amount of vitamin E had a greater risk of developing lung cancer, according to a news release from Science Daily.

Home Paternity Tests Headed to a Drugstore Near You
Who needs Maury Povich. Paternity tests are now available at Rite Aid, Meijer and other pharmacies for just $29.99.

Woman Gives Birth to Baby Nearly Her Own Size
Stacey Herald is a little more than 2-feet tall and she recently gave birth to an 18-inch baby.

Boy, 10, Suffering From Deadly Childhood 'Alzheimer's
A 10-year-old Salem boy is suffering from a rare genetic order that is causing a deadly cholesterol overload in many of his internal organs.

FDA Says 'Blow' Energy Drink Glorifies Drug Use
The Food and Drug Administration is threatening to take legal action against the energy drink mix "Blow, " if they don 't clean up their image, it is being reported by ABC News.

Nurse's Aide Accused of Abusing, Urinating On Patients
A Michigan nurse's aide abused an elderly couple by urinating in the woman's hair and pouring liquid soap on her husband's head, according prosecutors.

USDA Places 2 Federal Inspectors on Leave Over Beef Recall
A union that represents federal meat inspectors says the U.S. Department of Agriculture has suspended at least two employees following the largest beef recall in history.