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Category: Students & Teens

Aug 14, 2017

Health tips for the new school year

Students beware: summer is passing by quickly…so don’t waste one single minute idly watching TV or playing video games! Finish your reading list and get outside and play! It won’t be long before your parents will begin the end of summer shopping scramble…uniforms, shoes, backpacks, tablets, copy paper etc. Well, the same could be said […]

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Jul 10, 2017

Stand while working!

Standing while studying, working, reading … good for children and adults to learn, work and be healthier! I think we would all agree, technology is a wonderful thing. However, like all good things, it comes at a price. Students and workers alike are suffering from the many physical effects of sitting for too many hours. […]

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Sep 5, 2016

ACL injury prevention for female athletes: Part 1 of 2

ACL INJURY PREVENTION FOR FEMALE ATHLETES: Part 1 of 2 Guest Contributor: Danielle Maurice, SPT  Various studies have shown that female athletes are on average four times more likely than males to tear their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee. Susceptibility for female athletes to an ACL injury is a multifaceted problem; anatomical, mechanical, physiological […]

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Oct 5, 2015

Stay Healthy in College: Part 3 of 3 on Health Tips for College Students

Part 3 of 3: Health Tips for College Students This is the third of three columns dedicated to healthcare for college students Please find the “10 Tips to Keep Yourself Healthy in College” helpful. However, no discussion regarding the health and wellness of college students would be complete and thorough without addressing what health care […]

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Sep 28, 2015

Recognizing Symptoms of Illness and First Aid for Students: Part 2 of 3 on Health Tips for College Students

Part 2 of 3 This is the second of three columns dedicated to healthcare for college students. As part of the preparation, think about a first aid kit, health care history, and insurance file. Once you finish with these preparations, plan to take dance, art history and conversational Italian classes to occupy your time without […]

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Sep 21, 2015

Common Health Problems for College Students: Part 1 of 3 on Health Tips for College Students

Health Tips for College Students PART 1 of 3   Labor Day has passed and suddenly it is the middle of September. Students have returned to school and many college freshmen are still adjusting to their new environment away from home. Over the past month I have received several requests for a copy of my three […]

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May 11, 2015

Health and Safety Tips for Youth Baseball Coaches - Part 2 of 2

Prevent Overuse Injuries in Youth Sports. Part 2 of 2 on Health and Safety Tips for Youth Baseball Coaches. Recently, much attention has been given to the drastic increase in the incidence of serious injuries in youth sports, like baseball, from overuse. In my practiced as an orthopedic and sports physical therapist, I have seen […]

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May 4, 2015

Health and Safety Tips for Youth Baseball Coaches - Part 1 of 2

Youth baseball can be a very rewarding experience for young participants, parents and coaches. Generally, well-intended people dedicate countless hours to develop and maintain baseball fields, organize schedules, and instruct basic baseball skills. However, most coaches, without a medical background or additional training, may not have the skill and knowledge to provide a healthy and […]

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Jan 20, 2014

5 Tips for Addressing Concerns with Adolescents: Part 3 of 3 on Adolescent Medicine

The 2013 Commonwealth Medical College Healthcare Journalism Award: Congratulations to Cara A. Lyle, as the recipient of the 2013 TCMC Healthcare Journalism Award by Dr. Paul Mackarey! The award recognizes Cara’s excellence and dedication as a medical student and healthcare journalist. Cara A. Lyle is a 4th year medical student and a member of the second […]

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Jan 13, 2014

Erratic Teenage Behavior: Part 2 of 3 on Adolescent Medicine

The 2013 Commonwealth Medical College Healthcare Journalism Award: Congratulations to Cara A. Lyle, as the recipient of the 2013 TCMC Healthcare Journalism Award by Dr. Paul Mackarey! The award recognizes Cara’s excellence and dedication as a medical student and healthcare journalist. Cara A. Lyle is a 4th year medical student and a member of the second […]

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