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Jump, Flip, Twist and Enjoy Gymnastics S…

October 5, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

AAOS offers gymnastics safety tips   Gymnastics is a rigorous sport requiring long hours of practice and complex physical movements. In addition to the weight-bearing stress placed on the upper body during many gymnastics moves, the countless twists...

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Measuring Women's Risk of Osteoporosis

October 17, 2012 by University of California, Los Angeles

For women of mixed racial or ethnic backgrounds, a new method for measuring bone health may improve the odds of correctly diagnosing their risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures, according to a UCLA-led study   Currently, assessing osteoporosis...

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Science Reveals the Power of a Handshake

October 18, 2012 by Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

New neuroscience research is confirming an old adage about the power of a handshake: strangers do form a better impression of those who proffer their hand in greeting   A firm, friendly handshake has long been recommended in...

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People With Allergies May Have Lower Ris…

September 24, 2012 by Emily Caldwell

New study strengthens scientists’ belief that something about having allergies or a related factor lowers the risk for this cancer   COLUMBUS, Ohio - New research adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting that there’s a link...

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Scientists have way to control sugars th…

September 28, 2012 by Brian Wallheimer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Scientists can now turn on or off the enzymes responsible for processing starchy foods into sugars in the human digestive system,   a finding they believe will allow them to better control those processes...

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Few Teens Undergo Pregnancy Testing in E…

October 19, 2012 by American Academy of Pediatrics

Pregnancy Testing Rates Among Adolescent Emergency Department Patients   Few adolescent females undergo pregnancy testing in the hospital emergency department (ED), even when they complain of lower abdominal pain, or before they are exposed to radiation for tests...

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