Pro

Home Pro

Many Physicians Unfamiliar With Student-Athlete Heart Screening Guidelines

A recent survey of physicians in the state of Washington found that fewer than half of them were familiar with student-athlete heart screening guidelines...

WADA Review Could Provide Path for Global Adoption of BOA Bylaw

(Editor’s Note.  There is an ongoing battle over how tough world anti-doping laws should be in terms of sanctions given to athletes who are...

Just in Case You Were Wondering

Earth did not get clobbered; but asteroid 2005 YU55 passed closer to our planet than the moon does.  Had it hit, Earth, it would...

Stay Healthy This Holiday Season With Exercise, Smart Food Choices

(Editor’s Note.  All of us worry about putting on pounds during the time from Thanksgiving through the New Year’s celebrations.  Here is a piece...

New Cancer Treatment?

Vaccines are a powerful way to prime the body’s immune system to fight bacteria and viruses, so why not use them to confront another...

Maybe It is Time for Last Call at the Bar

Those colleges and universities playing Division I sports walk a fine line in dealing with the issue of alcohol consumption.  Many schools around the...

Prescription Drugs Number 1 Drug Killer in America

The Digest recently posted a story about a research study on the increase in the occurrence of knee osteoarthritis among older Americans.  The gist...

Knee Arthritis Is Becoming a Major Medical Problem

Arthritis of the knee is striking Americans at younger ages, new research has found, but shedding a few pounds if you're overweight may reduce...

Maryland Commission Recommends Athletic Department Cut Eight Varsity Teams

(Editor’s Note.  This article appeared in several online news outlets.  It provides excellent insights into the impact of money on intercollegiate athletics and the...

Academy Seminar Spreads the Word on Injury Protection

Concussions have garnered a lot of press lately as a major source of injuries to athletes.   The NFL has been cracking down on violent...

Stay Connected

5,421FansLike
465FollowersFollow
1,850FollowersFollow
212SubscribersSubscribe

Featured