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Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer Unveils Dental Health Education Campaign at Local Elementary School

Vanderkaay Administers 'Oath to Oral Health' to 400 Students ROYAL OAK, Mich., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter Vanderkaay, Michigan's own 2008 and 2004 Olympic gold medal swimmer, today unveiled a dental health education campaign during an event at a Royal Oak Elementary School in con...

aloft(SM) hotels Congratulates Hometown Olympic Swimmer and Gold Medalist Brendan Hansen Friday, September 12, 2008

Special Event to Benefit the Cancer Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- aloft(SM) hotels, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT ) newest lifestyle brand, which opened in Philadelphia on 8.8.08, con...

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

... Dara Torres - Twelve-time Olympic medal winner (four gold, four silver, four bronze), five of which were in Sydney in 2000 and the First American swimmer to compete in 5 Olympics. Pat Day - Hall of Fame American Jockey with 8803 career wins, four-time winner of the Eclipse Award for Outstanding ...

AAHSA Expert To Speak To Help Committee Briefing on Health Care Reform and Long-Term Services and Support

... Harkin to Host Event With Olympic swimmer Dara Torres WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Barbara Manard, Ph.D. vice-president of long-term care/health strategies for th...

One in Five Americans Pee in Pool; Almost Half Admit Unhygienic Pool Behavior

...wire/ -- Do you know what's in your public pool? Findings from a recent survey show that when it comes to public pools this summer, watch thy fellow swimmer closely! Rather than worry about the availability of lounge chairs, lockers, and food and beverages, swimmers should be thinking more about basic que...

Swimmer Dara Torres Sports a White Upper Lip to Praise Milk as Her Post-Exercise Fitness Drink

... April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer on the horizon, millions of women have their sights on shedding bulky sweaters for swimsuits. Yet, award-winning swimmer and mom Dara Torres, 41, knows there's more to fitness than simply looking good in her swimsuit. She's championing the importance of nutrient-packed ...

Record Number of Innovative New Medicines for Heart Disease and Stroke Now in Development

...search industry contributes $27 billion to the GDP annually. At the news briefing today for the release of the report, Olympic gold medalist and swimmer Mark Spitz described how he discovered, at age 38, that he had high cholesterol and was at risk for developing heart disease. Considered one of the mo...

Top Athletes Join Forces for a New Mission: Athlete-Engineered Skincare to Support Performance and Benefit Charity

...all player Steve Nash, Gold Medal Skateboarder Ryan Sheckler, Professional Soccer player Mia Hamm, Gold Medal Snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler, Gold Medal swimmer Amanda Beard and Professional Basketball player Carmelo Anthony step onto the field, take to the slopes or enter an arena, it's hard to not take ...

Mayo Clinic on the Summer Olympic Games: Better Athletes, the Physiology of Performance, the Lactate Threshold, the Aging Athlete and Much More

...lympians at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. It is not unheard of for a professional athlete to compete into his or her 40s, but it's unusual. Torres, a swimmer who specializes in sprints, depends more on muscle power and technique, not necessarily aerobic capacity. Torres is not the first to compete into he...

Story ideas for health reporters covering the summer Olympic Games

...ympians at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. It is not unheard of for a professional athlete to complete into his or her 40s, but it's unusual. Torres, a swimmer who specializes in sprints, depends more on muscle power and technique, not necessarily aerobic capacity. Torres is not the first to compete into h...
Swimmer in Medical Technology

Report on 300 New Medicines in Development for Heart Disease and Stroke Released in Indianapolis

...igher-than-national rates for smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes. Today's news briefing featured Olympic gold medalist swimmer and Indiana University alum Mark Spitz, who suffers from high cholesterol. Considered one of the most dominant Olympic athletes ever, Spitz earned a...
Swimmer in Biological News

Acoustical Meeting, Nov. 10-14, 2008 in Miami, Florida

...on Tuesday, November 11. 7) DETECTING A HUMAN swimmer Protecting military ships, oil tankers and pipe...quires a sonar system that can distinguish a human swimmer from rocks, buoys, fish, and other marine mammals. The swimmer Detection Sonar Network (SDSN), developed by Scien...

'Top Secret' Technology To Help U.S. Swimmers Trim Times at Beijing Olympics

...st training tool that reports the performance of a swimmer in real-time. "This project moved the swimming w...ment of the water, and compute how much energy the swimmer exerts. "You have to know the flow," Wei said. "...ects the flow, you need to know how much force the swimmer is producing, and how that force impacts the water...

'Top secret' technology to help US swimmers trim times at Beijing Olympics

...one has ever had before about swimming and how the swimmer interacts with the water. And so far, these techni...st training tool that reports the performance of a swimmer in real-time. "This project moved the swimming ...ment of the water, and compute how much energy the swimmer exerts. "You have to know the flow," Wei said. ...

Otters reveal their identity

...te between Hoyerswerda and Bautzen there are 32-40 otters. The new method has helped us considerably in finding out more about this majestic nocturnal swimmer in the ponds of the Lausitz. ...

Human deaths from shark attacks hit 20-year low last year

... GAINESVILLE, Fla. Fatal shark attacks worldwide dipped to their lowest levels in two decades in 2007 with the sole casualty involving a swimmer vacationing in the South Pacific, according to the latest statistics from the University of Florida. Except for 1987, when there were no fatalities...

Why diving marine mammals resist brain damage from low oxygen

... SANTA CRUZ, CA-- No human can survive longer than a few minutes underwater, and even a well-trained Olympic swimmer needs frequent gulps of air. Our brains need a constant supply of oxygen, particularly during exercise. Contrast that with Weddell seals, animals ...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

...s, which often have high levels of ambient noise. Peter J. Stein ( pstein@scisol.com ) of New Hampshire-based Science Solutions, Inc. will present the swimmer Detection Sonar Network (SDSN), designed to be a cost-effective method to protect a large area from swimmers intending to carry out terrorist activiti...

How ancient whales lost their legs, got sleek and conquered the oceans

...s show that a sleek body is necessary for efficient swimming, because projecting organs such as rudimentary hind limbs cause a lot of drag, and slow a swimmer down," said Thewissen, who spends about a month every year in Pakistan and India collecting fossils that document the land-to-water transition of whal...
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