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Exercise Physiology

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  • Before treating, learn fever's boons

    Before treating, learn fever's boons
    Feverish children are one of the most common reasons parents make panicked calls to doctors or head to the emergency room. But Minnesota internist and pediatrician Greg Plotnikoff rarely recommends bringing the body temperature back to "normal" with over-...
  • Premature births in the U.S. hit 15-year low, but still called high

    Premature births in the U.S. hit 15-year low, but still called high
    The rate of premature births dropped slightly in the United States last year, but the country still has a ways to go before reaching the March of Dimes’ goal of only 9.6% of babies born prematurely. Preliminary figures for 2012 show that 11.5%...
  • Powerful trimmers fill lawn-grooming needs

    Powerful trimmers fill lawn-grooming needs
    Where lawn mowers bog down in tall grass and weeds, string trimmers take over. They easily topple foot-high growth by trading the weight and sharpness of a mower blade spinning at 3,000 rpms for a thin cord whirling at three times the speed. The idea...
  • Meditation vacation

    Meditation vacation
    This 10-day trip was the most enlightening I've ever taken. And all I did, basically, was sit. This meditation retreat was as challenging as a mountain trek and as reviving as a staycation. The benefits were personal, as varied as the spoils of exercise:...
  • Must same-industry experience always trump talent?

    DEAR JOYCE: I have a good education plus serious work experience, but I was refused an interview for a job I know I could ace. The recruiter said I lacked same-industry experience. Why is this big deal? -- S.J. Same-industry experience has been a...
  • Aging population accelerates ophthalmic support opportunities

    Aging population accelerates ophthalmic support opportunities
    If you’ve ever gone to the doctor to be checked for an eyesight problem, chances are you saw an ophthalmic assistant or technician before your final consultation with the ophthalmologist. The range of work for these support personnel runs from...
  • Sweating off the sadness

    Sweating off the sadness
    Those who aren't depressed sometimes wonder why those who are won't just snap out of it. However, depression is a serious illness that comes in many forms and is caused by a combination of genetic, environmental, biological and psychological factors....
  • Independence, career satisfaction rate high for respiratory therapists

    Independence, career satisfaction rate high for respiratory therapists
    A career helping people with breathing problems offers respiratory therapists rewarding work, good pay and a chance to use their own decision-making skills. Earning an associate’s degree in respiratory care, you can find work at hospitals, clinics,...
  • Seek out a trained specialist to treat your chronic pain

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Chronic pain can push people to make irrational choices. Desperate to relieve pain, the distressed patient can be convinced to try just about anything. However, making the wrong choice can delay appropriate treatment, cause...
  • Thyroid nodules may develop for a variety of reasons, but usually aren't cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes thyroid nodules? Does having them mean I'm at risk for thyroid cancer? ANSWER: There are a variety of reasons why thyroid nodules may develop. In most cases, however, these nodules are benign, and the risk for developing...
  • Q&A: Jim Elledge on 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy'

    Q&A: Jim Elledge on 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy'
    As much as we're fascinated by the art of Henry Darger — the self-taught artist whose life's work was discovered in his Chicago apartment after his death in 1973 — it has always made us more than a wee bit queasy. His thousands of drawings,...