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Kids with sports concussions need time out

Between 1997-2007, the number of emergency room visits for concussions doubled in children ages 8-13 who play organized sports. Part of the reason is greater awareness, according to Mark E. Halstead, MD, assistant professor ...

dateSep 01, 2010 in Health
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Exercise may reduce risk of endometrial cancer

Women who exercise for 150 minutes a week or more may see a reduced risk of endometrial cancer, despite whether or not they are overweight, according to data presented at the Ninth Annual AACR Frontiers in Cancer Prevention ...

dateNov 09, 2010 in Cancer
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Breast-healthy lifestyle worthwhile, study confirms

Having a family history of breast cancer can lead some people to wonder if their risk is out of their control. However, a study of more than 85,000 postmenopausal women observed that regular physical activity, maintaining ...

dateOct 12, 2010 in Cancer
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