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Awareness and Recognition of Concussions in Student Athletes – By Bridget Peterson, F.N.P., B.C.

There has been more and more discussion in recent years regarding head injuries in athletes, especially with the National Football League (NFL) coming under fire for whether or not there has been knowledge within the NFL that repeated hits to the head in football players eventually causes brain damage. An increasing number of NFL players […]

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Thoughts on Travel Health – By Dr. Michael Henderson

Fever of 104 degrees welcomes a traveler back from their recent vacation. Joint pain, swelling, malaise, and rash soon follow. A visit to the ER and the primary care physician helps minimally with some “comfort” meds and “pushing fluids”. Finally, 8 days later the illness begins to release its grip and now a vacation and […]

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