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Preventing Sports-Related Injuries Before They Happen

The first rule to preventing injuries is to realize they are going to happen, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t precautions you can take to keep injuries at bay. The first tip is to stretch and warm up. It is incredibly important to get your body ready to go for a game. Warming up increases […]

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The Little Things…That Become Big Things

You’ve spent $150 on shoes, $40 on running shorts, $25 on a running tank, $140 on an iPod, $12 on socks (one pair—seriously, socks are expensive!) and at least $200 on other running gear. And yet, despite all that shopping, spending, training and preparation, there are a few very small things that could easily become […]

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Basal cell carci…what?

What do you know about skin cancer?  I’ll tell you that before I married my husband I knew next to nothing.  In fact, I still used to go outside and bask in the sun for hours with no hat, no sleeves and most importantly no sunscreen.  I mean seriously, how am I suppose to get […]

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One of Our Own, Honors One of His Own

Photo courtesy of the Standard Examiner Remember how awesome Dr. Hans Jenkins is?!  If you didn’t read about him before, you can read about him here. Not only is he an incredible physician but he has some great home building skills!   This past weekend, Dr. Jenkins volunteered to help build a home for a […]

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