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National Youth Sports Week 2019

It’s that time again… National Youth Sports Week runs from July 15 to July 21 and is designed to help coaches, players, athletic and recreation directors, association members, sponsors, parents and Congress raise awareness for youth programs and sports injury while promoting healthy lifestyles for all children and their families through sports. Every year, National…

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Concerned About Cognitive Decline?

Light Therapy May Protect the Brain. Have you ever had trouble remembering something or find yourself struggling to find the right words? Is it due to cognitive decline or are you just having an “off” day? A certain amount of cognitive decline is expected with aging, however, for many people, cognitive decline is more pronounced…

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Brain Health and Technology… There’s an app for that!

Technology… it’s all around us every day and more people are exposed to technology at an earlier age than ever before. Some say that it is not uncommon for kids to carry smartphones by the age of 10. Social media and tech companies such as Google, Facebook, Instagram and a plethora of others are vying…

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Summer Smarts

Can brain health change with the seasons? Summer is here and with it, longer days and more Vitamin D courtesy of the extended sunshine hours. With more outdoor activities calling and more socializing with family and friends – pool parties and barbecues galore – it has been known for some time that the summer months…

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Can Arthritis Trigger a Migraine?

Did you know that migraines are the third most common disease worldwide? In fact, more people suffer from migraines than from diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined. In the U.S., over 12 percent of the population experiences migraines and a percentage of those suffer from chronic migraines, or 15 migraines or more per month. Migraines are…

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Living with Tourette’s

Often misrepresented and misunderstood, Tourette syndrome is more than a condition that causes random swearing as often depicted in the media. A neurological condition, Tourette syndrome affects an estimated 1 in every 360 children… and those are the diagnosed cases. The Center for Disease Control estimates that nearly half of children with Tourette’s are undiagnosed.…

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Fitness Level May Impact Risk of Stroke

It’s common knowledge that physical fitness is essential, particularly as we begin to age. Your fitness level can help combat a multitude of conditions that become more prevalent as we get older. Enhancing flexibility, improving our immune system’s ability to ward off chronic illnesses, and maintaining a healthy weight are some of the physical benefits…

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The Buzz About Brain Training

Brain games have received a lot of buzz for the last several years but is there any truth to the idea that this type of brain training can actually slow down or even prevent aging and cognitive decline? Many people believe that there is validity there, including one very famous athlete who regularly practices brain…

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Raising Awareness About Strokes

In the month of May alone, 65,000 people in the U.S. will experience a stroke. Many people who experience strokes are not even aware that they were at risk. To raise awareness, the National Stroke Association has designated May as National Stroke Awareness Month. This year, they have focused their efforts on increasing awareness of…

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Eliminating Pain Through PEMF Therapy

Back pain… more of us suffer from back pain than do not. In fact, some experts estimate that up to 80% of the population will suffer from back pain at some point. And the numbers are increasing… people with disabilities attributed to back pain has risen 54% since 1990. Back and other types of pain…

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