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Exercise Physiology

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  • Got flu? Keep it to yourself.

     Got flu? Keep it to yourself.
    Doctors used to call influenza "knock-me-down" fever, and there was a reason for that. Anyone who's suffered through a bout of it knows the miseries: the headaches, the throat that feels scrubbed with sandpaper, the fever so high you're floating on the...
  • Mysterious shaking in Maryland neither earthquake nor frost quake

    Mysterious shaking in Maryland neither earthquake nor frost quake
    The earth shook in Ocean City, Md., on Thursday morning, but seismologists said the vibrations didn’t match those of an earthquake or a frost quake, leaving the cause a mystery. Richard Ortt Jr., director of the Maryland Geological Survey, said...
  • Histotechs use lab skills to prepare tissue samples

    Medical professionals who use tissue samples to diagnose diseases and conditions rely on histotechnicians and histotechnologists to properly prepare the samples they will use. These professionals are an increasingly important part of health care labs...
  • Loud music may have caused ceiling collapse at Concord club

    Loud music may have caused ceiling collapse at Concord club
    Officials suspect loud music at a Logan Square nightclub contributed to the partial collapse of a ceiling that injured three men. The suburban men were dancing on the third floor of the Concord Music Hall, 2047 N. Milwaukee Ave., at 1:25 a.m. Saturday...
  • The top 5 new sex toys of 2014

    The top 5 new sex toys of 2014
    The future of sex toys is high tech. A recent New York Times story (yes, they cover sex toys now), highlighted items such as the RealTouch, a "USB-connected sex toy said to have been designed by a NASA engineer that promises 'interactive sex' with...
  • Understanding your thyroid: This important gland regulates your metabolism

    Source: Pacific Prime Health Insurance whatdoctorsknow.com Like all organs and systems in the human body, the hormones secreted by the thyroid gland must remain in balance to maintain good health. In simple terms, the thyroid's job is to release a...
  • Show Business Diversity Trailing U.S. Demographics, UCLA Report Shows

    Minorities and women are falling far short in making inroads into influential Hollywood positions compared with the actual demographics of the U.S. population, a new UCLA study shows. "This disconnect does not bode well for future of the Hollywood...
  • Disagreement over agreement

    A member of an editors' group on Facebook posed this question yesterday: "Peristalsis is a series of muscle contractions that move/moves along the digestive tract." Move or moves? There followed a something less than edifying exchange of views and...
  • Runner with a mission: Boston

    Even though I smelled bad enough to knock a buzzard off a gut pile, the people in the medical tent of the 2013 Victoria Marathon were kind and caring. One paramedic even let me use his cell to make a long-distance call to my wife, who was watching via...
  • ABC to Air Isaiah Washington's Final 'Grey's Anatomy' Episode Ahead of His Return

    Seven years after a very controversial departure from ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," Isaiah Washington will finally return to the medical drama this week, providing audiences with what will surely be another twist in Cristina Yang's (Sandra Oh) love life. And...
  • Antioxidant-rich foods help your immune system ward off disease

    Source: Pacific Prime Insurance whatdoctorsknow.com We've often been advised to eat the right foods and consume essential nutrients to maintain optimal health and wellness, but why do our bodies need vitamins and minerals to maintain good health?...