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Packing Back-to-School Backpacks

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Backpacks are a popular and practical way for children and teenagers to carry schoolbooks and supplies. They are designed to distribute the weight of the load among some of the body’s strongest muscles. When used correctly, backpacks can be a good way to carry the necessities for the school day.   The Challenges of School […]

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Lipoma Examination

Managing Lipoma Tumors

Monday, July 10th, 2017

A lipoma is a benign tumor made up of fat tissue just beneath the skin. Lipomas are usually painless and are often on the upper back, shoulders, arms, buttocks, and upper thighs. They most often appear between the ages of 40 and 60 years. More than one lipoma is possible. About one in 100 people […]

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Hydrate to Avoid a Summer Bonk

Monday, April 10th, 2017

In the heat of summer, when there are exceptionally high temperatures, proper hydration is crucial. Water plays an important role in keeping your body healthy, including flushing out waste products and regulating body temperature.

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The Breakdown on Fractures

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

A fracture is a broken bone. A bone may be completely fractured or partially fractured in any number of ways. The severity of a fracture usually depends on the force that caused the break. The bone may crack rather than break all the way through or the bone may shatter.

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