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Dr Bob's Medical Newsletter Oct. 2004

Hi Medical-News-For-You Hi It's Dr Bob with your latest and up to date newsletter. Volume 1 # 4 ------------Topics----------- #1 FLu Shortage: Why and What You Should Do #2 Sports Injury The ACL Blow Out #3 Concussions: Know The Facts For Your Athletes #4 Dieting? Here Are Some 100 Calorie Snacks ----------------------------------------------------------------- --------------- -------Our Sponsors--------- Need a special gift for someone? How about a great looking orchid plant from ...
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The Power of Ice

Using ice to treat injuries is one of the oldest methods of pain control. Proven to be safe and effective at reducing swelling, relieving pain and decreasing muscle spasms, ice therapy is an easy self-care technique that anyone can administer. Every mother knows to put ice on a bruised knee after a soccer game or on a teething toddler’s tender gums. But do you really know how ice works? Cold therapy, also known as cryotherapy, works on the principle of heat exchange. This occurs when you ...
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Indoor Tanning Versus Outdoor Tanning

The benefits of indoor tanning versus outdoor tanning are widely discussed in the cosmetic and health industries. It is ultimately up to you to decide which method is healthy and convenient for you. When you visit an indoor tanning facility, your skin produces a tan in the same way that it does when you bask in the sun -- through the absorption of ultraviolet light. ================================================= However, one of the dangers of outdoor tanning is exposing yourself to ...
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Free Weights vs. Exercise Machines

Anyone who has ever been in a gym before is familiar with the gleaming banks of shiny exercise machines. Coming in all shapes and sizes, they are usually cause for the newcomer to the gym to pause and ask, •What IS all of that stuff?” Well, according to the price that the gym paid for any one piece of that equipment, I certainly hope that it not only stimulates your muscles, but also cooks your breakfast, washes your car, and brings the kids home from soccer practice! Now the ...
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College Football - in Just Two Years Nick Saban Has the Crimson Tide No. 1 in the Nation

Copyright © 2008 Ed Bagley Goodbye Texas. Hello Alabama. It is now the Crimson Tide that have become the No. 1 coveted target in the nation for big-time college football programs in America. The Texas Longhorns, who were No. 1, took on their 4th top-ranked team in consecutive weeks and came up short on the road Saturday (11-1-08) in Lubbock to No. 6 Texas Tech 39-33 on a scoring play that never should have happened with 1 second left. In a Texas-style shootout, the Longhorns trailed ...
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Uab Blazers College Football Tickets Available

Alabama is more than sweet homes. This is the home of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers. They are an NCAA Division I Footbal Bowl Subdivision (formerly known as Division I-A). They are competing members of the East Division of Conference USA. Their home games are played in the Legion Field, an off campus stadium with a capacity of 71,594. The Blazers? origins started in 1989, where UAB began with the play of an organized football club. After two years a football club team, then ...
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Texas Tech Red Raiders College Football Tickets Available

Texas Tech University is represented by the Texas Tech Raiders football team. They are part of the Big 12 conference, which is a Division 1 Bowl Subdivision (or formerly known as Division I-A) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The team began football in 1925 and has an overall winning record. The team is currently being coached by Mike Leach. Home games are played at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas. Texas Tech, or TTU as it is more commonly known, played its first ...
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A Cure for Cancer

In my wildest imagination, I never dreamed of helping someone kick cancer over the phone! One evening in 1985, the telephone rang. It was my brother John who lived in Washington, D.C. A call from my elder sibling was highly unusual. A year my senior, John hadn't connected with me for several years. It wasn't that we disliked each other; we loved one another. We simply didn't have much in common and, therefore, little to talk about. He was a big city, government lawyer, married with a family. I ...
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Shopping for Football Shirts

When one is looking for football shirts, your mind can start to race a little with decisions. Are you looking to buy one that is authentic, make your own or just an everyday shirt that you can wear? These are the questions that you need to ask yourself before you start shopping. You then have to decide if you want to buy one that has already been made or are you going to create one yourself. Maybe you want to have one specially made. Before you run out to the store to start looking, you may ...
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"Pay The Piper"

Let's face it, most people enjoy cardiovascular exercise as much as a visit to the their oral surgeon - or - spending the weekend with their in-laws. Most people's idea of the perfect cardiovascular exercise program is walking from the bedroom to the bathroom. If you want to decrease your body fat percentage, get ripped, and have your waist, legs, and rear end look like a million dollars, there is no substitution for cardio - but it doesn't have to be boring and a major chore you hate. Select ...
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