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4 Things to do After an Athletic Injury

If you love playing sports and enjoy being active on the courts or the field, you may suffer from an injury at some point. This is the risk you take and one that does happen quite often to athletes of all types. In fact, high school sports injuries are at …

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Signs and Symptoms of Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency

The growth hormone stimulation test is a test that measures the capacity of the pituitary gland and its ability to produce growth within the body. Until several years ago, the accuracy of the test to determine whether or not a person, in fact, has the deficiency has been increasingly questioned …

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Medical Advances in Men’s Health

Men’s health has seen a dramatic number of increases in medical advances in recent years. As greater knowledge is gained about the diseases and illnesses that are more likely to affect men, more effective treatments and procedures are being developed. These medical advances greatly impact the lives of men as …

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The Pressure We Put On Our Daughters

Pressures faced by teenage girls look different from pressures faced by teenage boys, despite some obvious similarities. Where teenage boys feel pressure to excel, teenage girls often feel pressure to be perfect. Boys, for example, can get away with a rough-and-tumble attitude about appearances. Girls, on the other hand, often …

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Reap the Benefits of a Therapeutic Massage At Home

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could have a massage done by a professional on the weekly basis? As comforting as that might sound, the truth is that for many of us, periodic messages may not always fit into our schedule (or budgets). There are so many health benefits to …

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The Rising Rate of Depression in the U.S.

Depression has not always been an illness that was easy to talk about, and to this day it still comes with some stigma. Statistics on depression via the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) show that around 9 percent of adults in the U.S. suffer from depression in some form. …

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Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

Every year it’s the same: people start getting sick and suddenly all of the witch doctors come out. People at the office swear by things like rubbing mentholadum on your feet at night, drinking only certain types of tea, eating lots of onions and garlic and whatever the latest over …

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Mesothelioma Beyond the Lungs

Most people think of malignant mesothelioma as a type of cancer that affects the lungs. While this is true, the lungs aren’t the only organs affected. In fact, it’s possible for malignant mesothelioma tumors to appear in other parts of the body, including the abdominal cavity and the testicles. This …

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