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Osteoporosis Strikes Younger Than You’d Think

Osteoporosis affects 10 million Americans. When left untreated, it can result in fractures, most commonly, fractures of the wrist, spine, and hip....

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Don’t Take Back Pain Lying Down

Four out of five people will experience low back pain at some point in their lives brought on by activity at work, home, or in sports. However, you can take action to prevent or minimize...

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Joint Pain at the Computer

Whether at work or home, those who sit at a computer extensively are prone to suffering aches and pains in their fingers, wrists, neck, and low back. But preventative measures can be taken to help you stay pain-free and healthy.

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Strategies for Avoiding Pulled Muscles

A pulled muscle affects all of us, from the light activity-goers to the professional athletes. Though typically not a severe injury, a pulled muscle can nag and sideline you from your favorite sport or activity. Taking the correct steps to treat...

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Fuel Winning Edge with Nutrition

If your athletes want to excel on the playing field, they need to consume the right nutrition. Providing nutrition advice for your athletes can help them make the most of their athletic talents.

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Catastrophic Brain Injuries Hit All-Time High in High School Football

For each of the past 20 years, the number of football-related brain injuries resulting in permanent disability at the high school level has remained in the single digits. But now, experts say the tally has risen to as high as 13 in recent years,...

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Why Breakfast Is Still the Most Important Meal of the Day

Eating a healthy breakfast can improve work performance in adults and school results in students. Throughout a full night of sleep, the food consumed the previous day has been depleted and used for repair and regeneration. Eating breakfast...

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Tips for Making Healthier Fast Food Choices

Fast food may be a cheap, convenient, and filling meal option, but even one fast food meal can pack enough calories, sodium, and fat for an entire day or more. Eating fast food on a regular basis can lead to a variety of health problems, but as...

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Lift Weights and Exercise Safely

Lifting weights can be an effective addition to any exercise or rehabilitation program. However, they need to be done safely and at a good pace for the best results. If you do not follow safety guidelines, serious injuries can occur, setting you...

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Football Kickoffs Have Highest Risk of Severe Injuries

According to a recent study, football injuries are most severe at the beginning of a game or during kickoff. When comparing injuries from the beginning of the game, middle of the game, and end of the game, those injuries sustained at the...

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