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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Exercise Science assisting with career ambitions in the communityBy JASON EVANSFor the Herald-Journal After years of being paired with Physical
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
By JASON EVANSFor the Herald-Journal After years of being paired with Physical Education, the Exercise Science department at USC Upstate is walking on its own. Kelvin Wu, Exercise and Sport Science Program Coordinator, said this year is the first... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
The Top 10 most common pre-existing medical conditionsRelated content (CNN) - By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unheal
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
Related content (CNN) - By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unhealthy nation and could therefore have a lot to lose, depending on how the health care debate concludes. As many as one in two Americans has some kind of illness or... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
The Top 10 most common pre-existing medical conditionsRelated content (CNN) - By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unheal
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
Related content (CNN) - By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unhealthy nation and could therefore have a lot to lose, depending on how the health care debate concludes. As many as one in two Americans has some kind of illness or... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
The Top 10 most common pre-existing medical conditionsRelated content (CNN) - By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unheal
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 6 days ago
Related content (CNN) - By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unhealthy nation and could therefore have a lot to lose, depending on how the health care debate concludes. As many as one in two Americans has some kind of illness or... Read more
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News 8000
The Top 10 most common pre-existing medical conditionsRelated content (CNN) - By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unheal
News 8000 / Posted 6 days ago
Related content (CNN) - By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unhealthy nation and could therefore have a lot to lose, depending on how the health care debate concludes. As many as one in two Americans has some kind of illness or... Read more
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KECI Missoula
The Top 10 most common pre-existing medical conditionsRelated content (CNN) - By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unheal
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 days ago
Related content (CNN) - By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unhealthy nation and could therefore have a lot to lose, depending on how the health care debate concludes. As many as one in two Americans has some kind of illness or... Read more
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ABC News
Lady Gaga's tour-busting fibromyalgia disorder: What you need to knowcondition affects 2 to 8 percent of the general population, according to a 2014
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
condition affects 2 to 8 percent of the general population, according to a 2014 review published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, with similar rates across countries and cultures. Women, particularly young ones, are more... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Free medical clinic to visit East Ridgealthough as many patients as possible will be seen. Numbers are handed out star
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
although as many patients as possible will be seen. Numbers are handed out starting at 3 a.m. Saturday. Nevil, a physical therapist based in Chattanooga, said he was looking for a way to give back to communities in need when he discovered... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Local women share stories of survivalRebecca Welsh and Teri Ackerson shared their stories Friday during the first lo
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Rebecca Welsh and Teri Ackerson shared their stories Friday during the first local Go Red for Women Luncheon hosted American Heart Association, raising funds for research and resources for those impacted by the disease. There were 490 people... Read more
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Newsweek
The male infertility crisis: Who's killing America's sperm?if women were solely responsible for the success or failure of a pregnancy. But
Newsweek / Posted 14 days ago
if women were solely responsible for the success or failure of a pregnancy. But they’re not. According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the male partner is either the sole or contributing cause in about 40 percent of... Read more
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The Christian Post
12-O Boy Starts Gender Transition to Become a Girl, Then Changes His Mind Years LaterLawrence S. Mayer, Paul R. McHugh, noted that a prominent treatment approach to
The Christian Post / Posted 15 days ago
Lawrence S. Mayer, Paul R. McHugh, noted that a prominent treatment approach today is called "gender-affirming," where the therapist accepts, rather than challenges, the patient's self-understanding as being the opposite sex. "Gender-affirming... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Community Brief: Schmitz gets PT recognitionBrian Schmitz, a local physical therapist, has received national recognition by
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Brian Schmitz, a local physical therapist, has received national recognition by the American Physical Therapy Association as an Emerging Leader. Schmitz works at DeRosa Physical Therapy at The Summit Health and Fitness. The Emerging Leader Award was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Most physical therapists face sexual harassment from patients More than 80% of nearly 900 physical therapists surveyed said they have encou
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
More than 80% of nearly 900 physical therapists surveyed said they have encountered sexual remarks, touches, indecent exposure and sexual assault. Therapy session. Picture: Supplied NEW... Read more
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Daily Mail
Over 80% of physical therapists face sexual harassment from patientsMore than 80% of US physical therapists face sexual harassment from their patie
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
More than 80% of US physical therapists face sexual harassment from their patients George Washington University researchers surveyed 900 physical therapists More than 80% said they had experienced indecent exposure and touches The survey included... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Kids in Isolation: Locked Away in Alexandermost recent incident report on file was in May; in other cases, there was no in
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 26 days ago
most recent incident report on file was in May; in other cases, there was no incident report at all. One appeared to have therapist progress notes before and after the period of confinement, but none during. Another, identified as a student with... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Newsand her graduate degree in physician assistant studies from the University of I
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 30 days ago
and her graduate degree in physician assistant studies from the University of Iowa. Zigan is a member of the Minnesota Association of Physician Assistants. As a family practice provider, Zigan has experience with spinal conditions and pain... Read more
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Boston Herald
Denver cheerleading coach under investigation was also fired from previous job for forcing splitsmultiple times in the video as Williams pushes her down further by her shoulder
Boston Herald / Posted 1 months ago
multiple times in the video as Williams pushes her down further by her shoulders. Jim Lock, the executive director of the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators spoke with PEOPLE after the release of the shocking... Read more
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NJ Biz
Direct access to physical therapists helps patients with care, costsabout health care has been how to provide better access to health care at the l
NJ Biz / Posted 1 months ago
about health care has been how to provide better access to health care at the lowest possible cost. “Direct access” to physical therapy offers a delivery model that provides patients with the ability to receive timely treatment from a physical... Read more
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KERA North Texas
After A Suicide, Sibling Survivors Are Often Overlookedtime, even though I wasn't pleasant or easy to be around," she says. Julie Cer
KERA North Texas / Posted 1 months ago
time, even though I wasn't pleasant or easy to be around," she says. Julie Cerel, a psychologist and president of the American Association of Suicidology, says, "I think people don't understand how profound a loss of a sibling can be. They... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
After A Suicide, Sibling Survivors Are Often Overlookedtime, even though I wasn't pleasant or easy to be around," she says. Julie Cer
KPBS San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
time, even though I wasn't pleasant or easy to be around," she says. Julie Cerel, a psychologist and president of the American Association of Suicidology, says, "I think people don't understand how profound a loss of a sibling can be. They... Read more

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