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Loyola Doctor is Team Physician for U.S. Women's Soccer Team in Nordic Tournament

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Loyola Medicine sports medicine physician Nathaniel Jones, MD, will serve as team physician for U.S. Soccer’s under-23 women’s team in the four-nation Nordic Tournament June 2-7 in Shropshire, England.

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High Performance Golf Club Comes with Annoying Sound

In 2007, a new golf club hit the market. The distribution of mass in the club head made it less likely to twist, making an off-center hit less likely, but it had a drawback: a loud noise when it struck the ball, piercing through the tranquility of a golf course. The club never grew popular among players, with many saying they disliked the noise. Researchers at Penn State set out to find the cause of the offensive clang.

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ADHA Announces Final Details For Inaugural In Motion: 5K Run-Walk-Fun

As the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) gears up for CLL at the 93rd Annual Session, it announces its final details pertaining to the inaugural running of the In Motion: 5K Run-Walk-Fun.

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Hospital for Special Surgery to Offer Free Pre-Season Health Screening for NYC High School Football Players

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Hospital for Special Surgery has teamed up with PSAL, the NYC Public Schools Athletic League, to offer a special pre-season physical exam, including strength and performance testing, to football players in public schools throughout the five boroughs.

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Cornell expert available for comments on U.S. probe into Russian doping

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Throwing Fastballs May Be Linked to Tommy John Surgery in MLB Pitchers

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Contrary to conventional wisdom, Major League Baseball pitchers who throw a high percentage of fastballs may be at increased risk for Tommy John surgery, according to research at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Researchers suggest that throwing fastballs nearly half of the time puts pitchers at risk of injury to their elbow. MLB pitchers who have undergone Tommy John surgery threw on average 7 percent more fastballs than pitchers who had no surgery.

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Washington, D.C., Is Most Fit City for 3rd Consecutive Year, New Rankings Reveal

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Ninth annual American Fitness Index® finds rise in people exercising, drop in smoking

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Former Loyola NICU Baby Honored as Hero for Health, Hope and Heroes 5K Run/Walk 

Former NICU baby overcomes multiple obstacles to become a thriving toddler who will be recognized at the Loyola Health, Hope and Heroes 5K Run/Walk.

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Top Stories 5-17-2016

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Physical Activity Vital Sign Should Be Standard in Patient Consultation Says ACSM, Kaiser

ACSM publishes call to action encouraging physical activity assessment in health care

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Top Stories 5-16-2016

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Speed Trap: Pitchers Risk Greater Injury if MLB Cuts Time Between Pitches, Researchers Warn

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Proposed rule changes by Major League Baseball, designed to speed up the game by reducing time between pitches, could lead to a spike in arm injuries as players have less time to recover between throws, say researchers who have analyzed the impact of fatigue.

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Top Stories 5-13-2016

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Cancer Research Institute Hosts Answer to Cancer Cycling Event

One-day, multi-distance ride through the Lower Hudson Valley’s breathtaking landscape to raise funds for the nonprofit Cancer Research Institute and increase awareness of the potential of immunotherapy to cure all cancers.

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U.S. Olympic Committee Adds the University of Utah to National Medical Network to Support Elite U.S. Athletes

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The United States Olympic Committee today announced the addition of the University of Utah Health Care (UUHC) to the National Medical Network. UUHC will serve as a national medical center, specializing in orthopedic medicine, physical medicine, primary care, dentistry, psychiatry, ophthalmology and neurosurgery for elite U.S. athletes. The partnership will also include collaborative research and educational opportunities for athletes at the University of Utah.

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Top Stories 5-11-2016

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Understanding Concussion: UCLA Expert Can Address Latest Advances in Research, Treatment and Education

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Can Athletes Get Abnormal Blood Clots? Yes!

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University of Vermont blood-clotting expert Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., talks about the reasons why sometimes fatal blood clots occur in elite athletes like the Portland Trail Blazers' Jerome Kersey, tennis great Serena Williams and most recently, the Miami Heat's Chris Bosh.

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Is It Possible to Cry a River?

University of Leicester students examine plausibility of all the humans on Earth shedding enough tears to form a river -- and fill an Olympic size swimming pool.