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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Beware the Hot Dog

August 10, 2011 - I know, I love hot dogs too, and deli meats and all that good stuff, but read this article and you may think twice… Studies have found a direct correlation between consuption of hot dogs and other processed meats like bacon, sausage, and ham and cancer.  Specifically colorectal cancer.  Directly from the article: “Every 50 grams of processed meat you eat on a daily basis (that’s about one hot dog) increases your risk of colorectal cancer by 21 percent. And just as there is no safe level of smoking, no amount of hot dogs, bacon, sausage, ham or other … Continue reading
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Sickle Cell Reminder!

August 1, 2011 - Piggybacking off my last post… Just a reminder to ALL ATHLETES, that on your physicial you must show whether you have sickle cell trait.  For everyone, here is a reminder about Sickle Cell Anemia and Sickle Cell Trait, which tends to mimic heat stress.,0,676999.story Many young athletes, usually youth football players, have died due to complications of sickle cell trait and heat stress, not knowing they even had the trait.  PLEASE READ! Continue reading
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