Month: February 2019

Managing Heart Health for American Heart Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease kills roughly 610,000 people in the United States annually, which amount to 1 in every 4 deaths. High blood cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease, but it can be hard to detect, showing minimal signs or symptoms.  For this American …

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How are Athletic and Sports-related Injuries Assessed and Treated?

Sports-related injuries are acute or chronic injuries that affect elite and amateur athletes alike. Many of these injuries tend to stem from minor trauma to muscles, ligaments, and/or tendons.  Contusions, sprains, and strains are common injuries suffered by athletes in general, but there are serious injuries, like a head injury, that athletes could also be …

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