Good Health

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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Back-to-School Lunches

And Getting Back Into That “Zone” by Bobbie Ames | Food and Entertainment Editor As the lazy days of summer come to an end, it’s time to put your back-to-school routine in overdrive. Focus on delicious, nutritious school lunches that

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Summer is Over…Is Overuse Injury is Right Around the Corner?

    by Dr. Kwabena Blankson | Contributor 16-year-old Robin has had the best summer. She traveled to 3 different states with her club soccer team and won 2 tournaments! School is about to start, and fall soccer practice will

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Preparticipation Physical Examinations — NOT the Same as Annual Wellness Checkups

‘Tis the season when athletes must have turned in their “physical” forms for fall athletics, lest they be turned away from the joy of  “two-a-days” and the coming football/track/cheer/etc. season practices. What makes these checkups different from other checkups? by

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The Much-Needed Meltdown

  by Kristin Ciciarelli | Contributor Have you ever had a total meltdown? You know, one of those really embarrassing, drama-filled episodes where you announce to yourself and the world, seemingly out of nowhere, that in no uncertain terms, you

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An insightful perspective on teen therapy

by Kristin Cicciarelli | Contributor Without a doubt, today’s teens and tweens are under a great deal of pressure. From academic performance, to the need to always be “on” (technology and otherwise), to sports competition, to dealing with increasingly common

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Check Ups Are Key to Good Health at Any Age

June is national Men’s health month Chances are you get your car tuned regularly, never skip

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2015 HANDS-ONLY CPR FACT SHEET

2015 HANDS-ONLY CPR FACT SHEET     WHY LEARN HANDS-ONLY CPR? Cardiac arrest – an electrical malfunction

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