Health & Wellness

Paige Havens

Ongoing research continues to reveal that gender may actually be a risk factor for injury and/or influence injury severity when it comes to concussion. Female athletes suffer more concussions than men in the sports that both play, with an injury rate 50 percent higher. Boys and girls play by the same rules, using the same equipment, on the same fields, yet girls have higher concussion rates than boys.

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Back to school kids

This time of year, nearly every parent starts feeling mildly overwhelmed as the back-to-school rush starts. Between school-supply shopping, scheduling routine wellness exams and picking out a wardrobe for the school year, there almost too many things to keep track of. 

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drinking water

We might think about water at the gym and the importance of staying hydrated, but may not think regularly about hydrating throughout the day. The consideration for hydration is especially important during the hot summer months and extremely important for seniors as they are especially prone to dehydration which could cause serious health problems.

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Michael Willman, DO

The oldest recorded incidence of cataracts was documented in a statue unearthed in Egypt from the 5th dynasty (about 2460 B.C.). A statue of a priest exhibited an obvious white pupil in one eye representing a mature cataract.

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