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‘Tis the Season of Joint Pain: Does Arthritis Really Worsen in Winter?

Winter is right around the corner. As some people anticipate the holidays, others dread the joint and muscle pain that comes with the season. Lots of people with arthritis complain their conditions worsen during the cold season. Some even anticipate when a storm is coming because their knees start to hurt. But does science support

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Cycling Competition Checklist: 24 Hours Before Your First Race

Finally, it’s the day before your first cycling race; all those weeks (or even months) of preparation is about to come to fruition. However, you should know that the day before your race can be crucial to tomorrow’s performance, and even the slightest lapse in preparation could be detrimental to the race’s outcome. That said,

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Running Your First Marathon: Principles to Remember

Pre-diabetes was the doctor’s diagnosis several years ago. You were in denial briefly and did not want to take your Metformin. But the numbness in your extremities is becoming more frequent. You needed to shape up. You took control of your diet and started exercising again. You tried mountain trekking and trail runs. But it’s

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Immediate First Aid Treatments for Sports Injuries

Sports injuries happen even to the best athletes. We all know that NBA player Kevin Durant suffered from a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) this past season. There are many more athletes who suffer from injuries related to the sports they love. The list is endless. While these athletes have topnotch medical teams attending to

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Regain Your Confidence with Dental Veneers

For years, you’ve been shying away from conversations. You’ve been finding it hard to make friends with other people. You’ve been suppressing your smile, fearing how people will judge you. You lost your confidence, and all for one reason: you have gaps between your teeth. Now, you finally had it. You had enough of those

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Basketball: Protective Gear that Superstars Use

Basketball might not be as dangerous as football or hockey, but it is still considered a contact sport. Collisions with other players, hard fouls, and tumbles are almost unavoidable — even well-known superstars are beginning to sport protective gear. 1. Shoes They might not seem like protective gear, but wait ‘til you try playing basketball

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Sports Injuries: Treat Knee Damage with Knee Replacement Surgery

Did you injure your knee while playing baseball during that intense match in Orem? If you’re suffering from severe pain for a couple of weeks now, it could be a sign that you need to undergo knee replacement surgery. But what is knee replacement surgery, and how do you know if you need one? Below,

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How Do I Know If I Have Simple Back Pain or a Herniated Disc?

Back pain is one of those things that can creep up on you without any warning at all. One minute you are just lounging about and the next, boom! You feel a sharp pain in your lower back. Because of the sneaky nature of back pain, lots of people wonder whether they’re experiencing a simple

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How Thumb-Sucking Affects Your Child’s Dental Health

As a parent, you want your child to grow healthy without acquiring any habit that might affect their development. One habit that’a putting your child’s dental health at risk is thumb sucking. Thumb sucking or finger sucking is completely normal for infants. It’s a natural reflex that often exhibits in an infant. It’s a behavior

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Understanding Digestive Diseases

Digestive diseases are some of the most uncomfortable to go through, so much so that even one of its most harmless forms — an upset stomach — leaves many of us unable to go to work or perform our daily routines. Imagine then, if the pain were not just a reaction to something we have

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