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Doctors Going The Extra Mile For Runners, Cyclists

Boom in ‘endurance sports’ leads to new medical specialties, high-tech treatments

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) April 2014 – You may never have heard them referred to as “endurance athletes”, but chances are you know one.  They are cyclists, swimmers and runners who participate in sports that require almost constant training; and from bicycle races to 5k runs to marathons, their numbers are booming.

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Stats Show Growth Of Breast Lifts Outpacing Implants 2-to-1

Implants are still overwhelming choice for women, but since 2000 breast lifts are up 70%

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 31, 2014 – New statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show that breast lift procedures are growing at twice the rate of breast implant surgeries.  Since 2000, breast lifts have grown by 70 percent, outpacing implants two-to-one.  Breast implants are still by far the most performed cosmetic surgery in women, but lifts are steadily gaining.  In 2013, more than 90,000 breast lift procedures were performed by ASPS member surgeons.

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Study: Stress Impacts Ability To Get Pregnant

Researchers find stress can delay pregnancy and double the risk of infertility

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) March 2014 – Women who have trouble getting pregnant may be under too much stress, according to a newly published study in the journal of Human Reproduction.  Doctors have known for some time that stress can contribute to conditions like depression and heart diseases, but new research also links stress to delayed pregnancies and an increased risk of infertility.

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How To Deal With 1 Sport That Spans 2 Seasons Bites

Spring sports that start in chill of winter & end in heat of spring, present challenges

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As E-Cigarette Bans Take Effect In U.S. Cities, Doctors Call For National Measures To Protect Children

In one year, middle and high school students who tried e-cigarettes doubled to nearly two million

DENVER, CO -- March 17, 2014 -- While major cities like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles have taken steps to ban the use of e-cigarettes in most public places, national authorities have done little to keep them out of the hands of children.

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