Between carpool, last-minute science projects, that load of laundry that keeps piling up, or pulling the team together during the last leg of a big work project, as a woman, there can be plenty of
Believe it or not, the custom of consuming the placenta is centuries old. In some cultures, especially among the Chinese, it is tradition to prepare the placenta for consumption by the new mother because it
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It’s no secret that your diet and nutrition can have a significant impact on your overall health, but you may not consider your diet when it comes to pain management. We spoke to two pain
Planning to go the full 26.2? Running USA estimates that a record 541,000 people finished marathons in the United States in 2013, a significant increase from the 353,000 who finished the 26.2-mile trek in 2000.
You often hear stories of Olympic or professional athletes who heroically fight through pain or injury to secure a win. It’s not even uncommon to come across a story of your average marathon runner gritting
As girls’ participation in youth sports has risen, so, too, have their rates of overuse injuries. A recent study of overuse injuries — damage to bones or soft tissues that develops over time instead of
No one is immune to a good myth, especially when it’s regarding our health and well-being, and with the advent of the internet, it’s even easier to succumb to the newest health myth and the
Yesterday, you enjoyed a long jog and your thighs are now feeling the burn. When do muscle aches and pains cross the line between soreness and a sports injury? The American College of Sports Medicine
Summer is winding down, and that means fall sports practices are preparing to ramp up. Before your young athlete gets back in the game, a pre-participation physical exam can determine whether it’s medically safe for