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Giant Bud Banner Half the Size of Football Field Flies Sunday Protesting Hydroponics Industry Cartel Monopoly that's Harming California's Medical Marijuana Patients

Hydroponics Company Flies Banner Half the Size of a Football Field With Giant MARIJUANA BUD to Protest San Francisco Indoor Gardening Expo Censorship that's Hurting Medical Marijuana Patients and Growers In California San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2009 -- San Franc...

Type of Knee Surgery Makes Difference in Football Career

Meniscus repair may cut playing time more than ACL reconstruction, findings show SATURDAY, July 11 (HealthDay News) -- Complex anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction of a knee doesn't appear to shorten the career of a professional football player, but a simpler meniscus repair...

AGA Medical Corporation Launches Fourth Web-Based Stroke Education and Awareness Video Featuring Professional Football Player Tedy Bruschi

MINNEAPOLIS, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- AGA Medical Corporation today launched the fourth in a series of web-based stroke education and awareness videos featuring Tedy Bruschi, a professional football player who suffered a stroke in February 2005, subsequently recovered and returned to his career. T...

Professional Football Players Mothers' Association Teams Up with Go Red For Women(R) to Beat the No. 1 Killer of Women

NFL Moms Wilma McNabb and Gladys Bettis to Tackle Heart Disease in Women at the 2009 NFL Draft DALLAS, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Go Red For Women(R) is heading to the 2009 NFL Draft to announce its new partnership with the Professional Football Players Mothers' Association (PFPMA). ...

New Study Shows Fish Oil Improves Cholesterol Levels in Professional Football Players

WATSONVILLE, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish oil given to professional football players has proven to be effective for improving cholesterol levels, according to a study published in the January/February 2009 issue of Sports Health, A Multidisciplinary Approach . The patented fish oil...

Catastrophic Head and Neck Injuries Among Focus for NFL Team Physicians and Clinical Staff at Fourth Annual Injuries in Football Conference

The Andrews Institute brings national attention to injuries in football as it hosts conference chaired by its medical director and renowned sports surgeon Dr. James Andrews. Gulf Breeze, FL (Vocus) March 27, 2009 -- The fourth annual Injuries in Football Conference host...

Mayo clinic: Retired national football league linemen have high incidence of sleep apnea

ORLANDO, Fla. - Sleep disordered breathing, also known as sleep apnea, is highly prevalent among retired National Football League (NFL) players, and particularly in linemen, according to Mayo Clinic research. This study, involving 167 players, adds to the growing body of research examining the rel...

AGA Medical Corporation Launches Third Web-Based Stroke Education and Awareness Video Featuring Professional Football Player Tedy Bruschi

MINNEAPOLIS, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- AGA Medical Corporation today launched the third in a series of web-based stroke education and awareness videos featuring Tedy Bruschi, a professional football player who suffered a stroke in February 2005, subsequently recovered and returned to his career. Th...

AGA Medical Corporation Launches Second Web-Based Stroke Education and Awareness Video Featuring Professional Football Player Tedy Bruschi

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- AGA Medical Corporation today launched the second in a series of web-based stroke education and awareness videos featuring Tedy Bruschi, a professional football player who suffered a stroke in February 2005, subsequently recovered and returned to his career...

Pro Football Healthcare Generates Arthritis Pain Relief Cream

Myo-Med Anti-Inflammatory Cream Moves from Athletic Roots to Help Arthritis Pain PLEASANT GROVE, Utah, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 2005 football season, a toxin-free pain relief cream was introduced to such noted professional football players as Tom Brady, Willie McGinest and LaDaini...

Study Shows Fish Oils Dramatically Improve Cholesterol Levels in Professional Football Players

Researchers have firmly established that supplementing a diet with fish oil can improve health and cholesterol levels, however, new research published in the inaugural edition of Sports Health: An Multidisciplinary Approach highlights the effects of the omega fish oil on professional athletes. ...

Finalists Announced for American Heart Association's Paul 'Bear' Bryant College Football Coach of the Year Award

HOUSTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards committee of the American Heart Association selected its Bryant College Football Coach of the Year finalists. The winner will be voted on by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA) and named live at ...

Staph Infections Hit Professional Football Hard

NORCROSS, Ga., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Joe Jurevicius, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Kellen Winslow. Unfortunately, during the past few months the list of top professional football players affected by Staphylococcus Aureus, commonly called staph, seems to read as a who's who of the National Football...

Bryant College Football Coach of the Year Watch List Released

HOUSTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards committee of the American Heart Association selected its Bryant Watch List for the 2008 College Football Coach of the Year. The selection committee consists of current and past event chairmen, Bryant family representative...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Professional Football Hall-of-Famer Len Dawson

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the football season swings into high gear, Sharing Miracles, a 30-minute public affairs television program that tells the compelling and inspirational stories of real patients, will feature Super Bowl-winning quarterback and Pro Football Hall-o...

High School Football Penalty Flags Turn Blue to Honor Coach and Raise Awareness of Prostate Cancer

SEATTLE, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting tonight, penalty flags thrown by referees at high school football games throughout Washington will be blue in color rather than the traditional yellow. The color switch is a project to honor the late Terry Ennis, who coached football at Archbishop Tho...

Gatorade and NFL Launch Third Annual Beat the Heat Campaign to Educate Youth Football Players and Coaches About Heat-Related Illnesses

All 32 NFL Teams to Participate in Safety Campaign to Help Boost Awareness and Raise Charitable Funds CHICAGO, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As teams around the National Football League (NFL) and schools across the country prepare for two-a-day preseason practices, The Gatorade C...

UNC report: Heat-related deaths in high school football players dip, but all are preventable

CHAPEL HILL You could say two is a small number. But that's still two too many for Frederick O. Mueller, Ph.D., professor of exercise and sports science in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The figure represents the number of reported cases...

Cool, Dry Air Blown Under Football Shoulder Pads Reduces Body Temperature and Heart Rate, New Research Finds

New Possibility to Reduce Potential for Heat Illness, Study Suggests Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 10, 2008 -- Cool, dry air flowing between the athlete and their football pads reduces core body temperature and heart rate dramatically, thereby reducing the likelihood of...

Cool, air blown under football shoulder pads reduces body temperature and heart rate, research finds

ORLANDO, Florida Cool, dry air flowing between the athlete and their football pads reduces core body temperature and heart rate dramatically, thereby reducing the likelihood of heat-related illness, a study released today at the 2008 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting...

Children's Miracle Network and Arena Football League Partner for First Nationwide Celebration Event

SALT LAKE CITY, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Arena Football League (AFL) has partnered with Children's Miracle Network to help save and improve the lives of children at children's hospitals throughout the United States. The AFL has designated May 27 - June 9 of the 2008 regular season...

Pro Football Hall of Fame Member Jim Kelly Urges Congress to Approve the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act

Legislation to Improve Screening of Newborns Vulnerable for Rare Metabolic Conditions WASHINGTON, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Kelly, former Buffalo Bills quarterback who led the Bills to four consecutive Super Bowls, will be on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, April 8, 2008, to me...

Arizona-Based Healthy Lifestyle Corporate Events Helps Football Fans Commit to Good Health

PHOENIX, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that Super Bowl XLII is only days away, NFL fever is on the rise and Healthy Lifestyle Corporate Events (HLCE) is helping to spread a new wave of wellness among fans during Super Bowl week in Arizona. Created by Melanie Albert, Theresa Healy, Andrea Davis ...

Professional Football Takes the Field to Tackle Prostate Cancer

Teams challenge men to get screened for each point scored CENTENNIAL, Colo., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Football fans are known for going to great lengths to show support for their favorite team -- camping out for tickets, sitting in stadiums in freezing temperatures, traveling great distan...

Over one-third of former American football players had sexual relations with men, study says

A study of former high-school American Football players has found that more than a third said they had had sexual relations with other men. In his study of homosexuality among sportsmen in the US, sociologist Dr Eric Anderson found that 19 in a sample of 47 had taken part in acts intended to s...

Novel Cooling Therapy May Have Aided Injured Football Player

Lowering Kevin Everett's body temperature helped protect his spinal cord, doctors say THURSDAY, Sept. 13 (HealthDay News) -- As Buffalo Bills football player Kevin Everett was being rushed by ambulance to a hospital Sunday night with a life-threatening spinal cord injury, he was alread...

Back-to-School Parents Earn an A+ in Safety: Backpacks, Cheerleading, Football

Orthopaedic surgeons offer tips for keeping kids healthy at the start of the school year ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents are beginning to think about getting their children back to school in the weeks ahead. Shopping for school supplies and backpack...

Family Planning Again Becomes Political Football

President Obama and Republican Actions Run Counter to Public Opinion WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Political considerations threatened today to strip funding for family planning from President Obama's huge economic stimulus package, despite Obama's earlier pledges to support ...

Physical Therapist Provides Injury Analysis for Fantasy Football

APTA Consumer Web Site Features ESPN Blog With In-depth Information on Injured Players ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With fantasy football almost as popular as the real-life games, enthusiasts can now look to a physical therapist, an expert in musculoskeletal conditio...

Foul Play- Football Hero Convicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault

It is no easy game now for Trevis Smith, once- upon- a -time hero of Regina//. The Canadian football league linebacker was convicted of aggravated sexual assault last Thursday. The 31-year-old football player was quiet as the judge announced the verdict of the trial, which has been going ...

Proper Fitting Of Football Helmets Essential To Prevent Concussion

A new study exploring the helmet fitting techniques and concussions among high school athletes found that proper fitting of helmets could help reduce the risk of// concussion. In the current study, Dr. Eugene Hong of Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia and co-author Dr. Tr...

Aussie Rules, High on Football Injuries

Aussie rules always ruled higher in the opinion of parents’ when compared to rugby-codes. But this opinion stands challenged, as new research has pointed out that Australian Football accounts for the highest injuries as compared to all other types of football. // The Aussie code seems to have topp...

CPHA Offers HIV Information Packages To Canadian Football League Teams

In a hope to create a culture where HIV positive players can fell free to disclose their HIV status without fear of being discriminated against or shunned by their teammates, the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is offering information packages to all Canadian Football League (CFL) teams//...

Spurt in hospital admissions following football shoot-outs

England's loss to Argentina in a World Cup match in 1998 ending with a penalty shootout increased heart attack rates by 27 per cent. The fact that extreme stress and emotion// can cause a heart attack in vulnerable people is known to almost everyone.However, research carried out at the the time o...

Why Fans Drink While Watching Football

Football fans who spend hours guzzling beer while watching the World Cup on television may be trying to compensate for not being man enough to play the game, says a new study. // Psychology researchers at the University of Sussex claim that men who are not confident of their sporting abilitie...

Sports Icons Troy Aikman, Clyde Drexler, Mike Piazza, Ivan Lendl and Dara Torres are Among the Elite Named 2009 'Great Sports Legends'

...me linebacker Nick Buoniconti helped found The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis after Nick's son, Marc, sustained a spinal cord injury during a college football game. Today, The Miami Project is a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and is the world's most comprehensive sp...

'Sharing Miracles' Television Program to Feature Four-Time World Series Champ Darryl Strawberry

... Award-winning actor Joey Pantoliano, who suffers from clinical depression; football Hall-of-Famer Mike Ditka, who suffers from heart disease; Super Bowl Champi... Deborah Gibson, who has suffered from devastating anxiety attacks; and Pro football Hall-of-Famer and Super Bowl Champion Len Dawson, who survived prostate can...

Highmark Inc. Awards $14,000 to 28 Pennsylvania Nonprofit Organizations

...---------------------------------------------------------- Ar-Ken Youth football Cheryl Hika, HPO quality reviewer, Westmoreland volunteers with the Ar-Ken Youth football organization, which provides opportunities for...

Hospital for Special Surgery Remains Top Hospital in Northeast in U.S. News & World Report's 'America's Best Hospitals' List for Orthopedics

...ly, physicians from HSS Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service perform in official capacities for major professional sports teams including the New York football Giants, New York Mets, New York Knicks, Nets Basketball, New York Liberty Basketball, and New York Red Bulls Soccer. In addition, HSS sports medicine...

Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight Help Starkey Hearing Foundation Raise More than $5 Million at Annual Fundraiser

..., and Robert Culp; TV personalities Alan Kalter and Paige Hemmis; astronaut Buzz Aldrin; golf legend Arnold Palmer; Southern Methodist University head football coach June Jones; songwriter Paul Williams; Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty; Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress; Minnesota Vikings trainer Er...
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