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    Boston Children's Hospital announces the Female Athlete Program, co-directed by Kathryn Ackerman, MD, MPH and Martha Murray, MD, both of the Sports Medicine Division. One of the only programs in the country of its kind, the Female Athlete Program combines sports medicine specialties to help pediatric and adult...
     
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    On Wednesday, April 24, at 8:30 p.m. EDT, FertileHeart.com founder/author Julia Indichova will honor Infertility Awareness Week with a free webinar/teleconference addressing the challenges linked to the catchall diagnosis of infertility. Participants are welcome to register for the call through the events page of...
     
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    Just like their human counterparts, when pets are afflicted with even seemingly minor ailments such as an ear infection, stomach ache or cough, it can prompt a visit to the doctor. While the majority of these conditions are rarely life threatening, they can become chronic and expensive to treat. Veterinary Pet...
     
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    April is National Soyfoods Month, and celebrating with delicious and affordable soyfoods – high in high-quality protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals – has never been easier, according to the Soyfoods Association of North America (SANA). Throughout the month of April, soyfoods will be promoted in...
     
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    Declining health is the number one longevity concern for middle-income Americans, nearly four times the concern over inadequate retirement savings (10 percent) or outliving their money (9 percent), the latest study released by the Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center For A Secure Retirement  (CSR) reveals....
     
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    Millions of people suffer from allergies every spring, including many children. In fact, according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, about 40 percent of children in the United States suffer from allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever. Hay fever is triggered by breathing in allergens,...
     
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    Kettlebells have been around since the 1700s, when Russian strongmen first started incorporating the equipment into their fitness routines. Since then, despite the hundreds of exercise programs and equipment that have come and gone, the primitive-designed kettlebell has continued to remain a strong force in the...
     
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    Prevent Facial Injuries With Simple Sports Safety Precautions
    April is National Facial Protection Month and the Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD), the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), and the American Dental Association (ADA) are teaming up to...
     
  • Approximately 250,000 people are diagnosed with primary immunodeficiency diseases in the United States, but thousands more go undetected and untreated. These diseases are chronic illnesses caused by hereditary or genetic defects in the immune system in which part of the body's immune system is missing or does not...
     
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    Medications used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, are some of the most widely used medications in children less than one year old. But in a new study, researchers from the University of Michigan and the University of Missouri concluded that physicians often label common symptoms in infants, such as...