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Safety Tips to Avoid Yoga-related Injury

October 1, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Moderation is key to avoiding yoga-related injury when bending and stretching   Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline, originating in ancient India, that involves a series of stretching, posing and breathing exercises. When done correctly and...

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Dr. Emily Blackwell

September 29, 2011 by National Library of Medicine

Dr. Emily Blackwell co-founded the New York Infirmary for Women and Children, the first hospital run by women and the first dedicated to serving women and children in the United States.   Medical School: Case Western Reserve University...

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Physiotherapists for Sports Medicine Fac…

March 26, 2013 by Mandy Cooper

Physiotherapists are a fixture in all medical facilities especially in sports medicine service provider   They are health professional who focuses on the restoration of health and movement of certain body parts that underwent a traumatic accident or...

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When is it Time for Cataract Surgery?

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Almost everyone who lives a long life will develop cataracts at some point   As more Americans live into their 70s and beyond, we all need to know a few cataract basics: risks and symptoms, tips that may...

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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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Leading respiratory organisations advoca…

June 16, 2011 by European Lung Foundation

Collaborative approach needed to address the significant socio-economic impact of leading lung disease in the EU   First-of-its-kind European open forum meeting to combat alarming increase of people living with COPD. Multidisciplinary initiative to address key challenges in early...

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AAOS offers gymnastics safety tips   Gymnastics is a rigorous sport requiring long hours...

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