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Doctor’s View: Keep Your Guns Out Of My Practice

“Physicians who genuinely wish to offer safety information can simply hand out firearms safety and safe storage brochures to all patients.” That was the advice of …

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Middle School Female Soccer Players At Greatest Risk For Concussions

By Alan Lyndon
Concussions have become synonymous with sports.  Most of the research has focused on adults, particularly college football players.  But it appears that a …

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Why Do People Become Suicidal?

By Alan Lyndon
Comedian Robin Williams died from asphyxia due to hanging, according to Lt. Keith Boyd of the Marin County, California Sheriff’s Office. The actor was found …

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Big Tobacco Successfully Increasing E-Cigarette Use In Youths

By Brad Broker
Don’t fool yourself: smoking electronic cigarettes is still smoking.  The tobacco industry has positioned e-cigs as a less dangerous form of smoking than …

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High School Football Concussions: Does It Matter Where They Get Hit?

By Brad Broker
Football season is here.  Professional and youth teams are preparing for the start of the season, which means lots of discussion about fantasy …

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Here’s The Key To Positive, Happy, Satisfying Relationships

By Lynne D’Amico, PhD
You can improve communication without improving a relationship, but you can’t create connection without improving a relationship.
Communication has been hailed as a …

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