Monthly Archives: September 2009

Keeping Kids in Sports

In many high schools across the country there’s a growing concern about kids dropping out of sports.  Some say it’s because pressure to win is just too much.  Others say kids are simply burning out.  A psychologist at Mayo Clinic has some tips on how to keep kids enjoying and thriving in sports.

Protected: Medical Edge Previews – October 2009

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Breast Cancer Marathon

Marathons, 10-K’s, bike rides and telethons. Events to raise money for diseases like cancer seem to happen all the time. Many of these fund raisers really do make a difference in the race to find a cure. More on how one marathon is raising money to help researchers learn about cancer genes so they can […]

ACL Injury Prevention

This story is all too common on the soccer field and basketball court. A high school athlete jumps to get the ball, lands and blows out a knee. And most of that time those athletes are girls. Girls are four to six times more likely to suffer a certain kind of knee injury than boys. […]

Bone Marrow Transplant

Over the last decade, medicine has seen great advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Many people with the disease are living longer and many are cured. That’s thanks to cancer research and people who are willing to make sacrifices. Sacrifices such as donating bone marrow.