Good Health

Bigger, Stronger, Faster

  Important Facts About Nutritional Supplements           The GNC website has categories like “Nitric Oxide,” “Hardcore Products” and “Mass Gainers” to name a few. My fear is that teens will walk into a GNC or Google “sports

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Overuse Injuries: A Growing Trend in Young Athletes

  by Tricia White As organized youth sports have grown in popularity, the pressure to compete has led to children specializing in one sport only. In generations past, children changed sports with the seasons throughout the year, but today it

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Still No Answers

One Teen’s Heart-Wrenching Struggle Post-Concussion Seventeen-year-old Avery Crowe, a student at Hebron High School, was a competitive D1 club soccer player when she collided heads with another player during a big game in which college scouts were in attendance.  Determined

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Our Amazing Brain

Consciousness and Concussion by Ralph B. Lilly, M.D. | Contributor Of all the organs in the body, the brain is, to me, the most fascinating.  It is so complex in some respects but in others so simple.  Nestled within our

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Understanding an Injury Begins with Good Imaging

  by Alicia Wanek In the movie Concussion, the character played by Will Smith has to use forensic pathology during patients’ autopsies to make many of his determinations about their brain injuries.  The character is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu

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Healthcare: The Research Alternative

  by Dr. Frances Herbert | Contributor Even with insurance, healthcare is expensive when you consider the added cost of premiums and copays.   Prescriptions, labs, and x-rays are not always included, and standard therapies don’t always work.   Participation

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Worried About Osteoporosis?

A 15-Minute Scan Can Put Your Mind at Ease (And you take the test fully dressed) By Jeannie Benson | Contributor People tend to think of bones as unchanging, but the truth is that bones are in constant flux. Even as

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Cancer: A Word Full of Hope

My brother was 24, a recent graduate of Texas A&M, living in a bachelor pad in Dallas with three of his best buddies, when a friend’s mother, a nurse, noticed the enlarged lymph nodes in his neck, giving him a

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Risks at the Heart of the Issue

  by Karyn Brodsky | Staff Writer As a woman, have you ever given thought to your risk of cardiovascular disease? Here’s something that may make your heart skip a beat: according to GoRedForWomen.org, heart disease is the #1 killer

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