Health And Fitness

Concussions and the Future of Football

April 29, 2019

The prevalence of concussions has caused many to be pessimistic about the future of football. Youth participation in the sport has dropped drastically since 2010, by almost 30 percent, and college and professional programs are paying attention. […]

Health And Fitness

The Devastating Trend of Concussions in American Football

April 29, 2019

Concussions in American football have occurred at an alarming rate, unleashing a devastating impact. About 3.8 million traumatic brain injuries occur yearly in the United States—they are mostly “so-called mild” injuries like concussions. Up to 5.3 million Americans are living with disabilities related to these injuries. […]

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Health And Fitness

Does Hormone Replacement Therapy Cause Cancer?

April 29, 2019

Does hormone replacement therapy (HRT) cause cancer? HRT was wildly popular in the second half of the 20th century. The therapy promised to treat menopausal symptoms and prevent osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease. But all this changed in 2002 when “The Guardian” declared, “HRT study cancelled over cancer and stroke fears.” […]

Professor's Perspective

Shaving for a Cause

March 13, 2019

Pediatric cancer is more common than you might think: More than 16,000 kids in the United States will be diagnosed this year. […]

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Health And Fitness

The Rise and Fall of Hormone Replacement Therapy

March 4, 2019

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) burst onto the market as a miracle cure for all the unpleasant systems associated with menopause: depression, anxiety, and night sweats. Discover how HRT monopolized the pharmaceutical industry and then abruptly crashed in popularity. […]

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Professor's Perspective

Is Chocolate Actually Good at Relieving Coughs? Take a Look at the Science

February 27, 2019

Everyone loves chocolate, and nobody likes to cough, and some reputable sources are saying chocolate is better than cough medicine. But if you want to know what The Science really says, you have to read past the headlines. The best way to do that is to look at the actual study – where the information, originally came from. […]

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