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Addiction App Puts Support System At Fingertips

App tracks an addict’s status, provides immediate access to help

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – An innovative app developed in response to a growing number of people addicted to heroin, is putting a strong social support network in the palms of the hands of those who need it most.

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Girls Suffer More Overuse Injuries In Teen Sports

Study names top sports for “overuse” injuries, girls at higher risk than boys

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) June 2015 – A new study shows that when it comes to overuse injuries in high school sports, girls are at a much higher risk than boys. Overuse injuries include conditions like stress fractures, tendonitis and joint pain, and occur when athletes are required to perform the same motion repeatedly.

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Operation Mend Helps War Veteran Turn Injuries Into Comedy

Veteran takes stage to celebrate freedom, inspire and heal 

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - As the nation celebrates July 4th, one injured army veteran will spread laughter and hope through humor.

Bobby Henline is an Iraq war veteran. . . read more

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Drive For Men's Health - Doctors Drive Across US To Drive Message Home To Men

New survey: Only about half of men can remember their last medical check-up

 

Clermont, Florida.  - A new national survey about men and their cars is revealing eye-opening information about men and their health. The survey, commissioned by Orlando Health, found that more than 80 percent of men could remember the make and model of their first car, but only about half could remember the last time they went to the doctor for a check-up.

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Risks Of Overlooking Vitamin K Shots In Newborns

More parents opting out of shots at birth, doctors can miss subtle signs of danger later

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Vitamin K shots have been given to newborns almost automatically since the 1960’s, but as part of the backlash against vaccines, a growing number of parents are choosing to opt out of all shots for their babies, including vitamin K. That’s putting many at risk for bleeding in the brain.

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