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TOMMY JOHNS ELBOW EPIDEMIC

“A new study found a dramatic increase in the number of adolescents undergoing “Tommy John” surgery to repair a pitching-related elbow injury in recent years, outstripping growth among major league pitchers. The study, performed by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), was published in the January online issue of the American Journal of Sports […]

TOO MANY KNEE INJURIES ARE LOCO MOTION

The human (Homo sapien-sapiens, modern anatomical cognitive human, created 50,000-70,000 years ago) knee evolved • for forward and backward locomotion, • when in pursuit of food and reproduction. • The ligaments, supporting the knee for human locomotion, evolved like the brake pads on a Ford 150 truck, • evolved to prevent the stress and torques […]

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES NOW RECORD HIGH 2017

[Sexually Transmitted Diseases at record high, indicating urgent need for prevention, September 26, 2017, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)] Press Release Recommend on FacebookTweet For immediate release: September 26, 2017 Contact: National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (404) 639-8895 | NCHHSTPMediaTeam@cdc.gov Latest U.S. data reveal threat to multiple populations […]

PUBLIC POLICIES SHOULD KEEP PACE WITH NEW DISCOVERIES, JEFFERSON

“laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. As that becomes more developed, more enlightened, as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times. “Otherwise, we might as well […]

MARIJUANA HARMFUL COMPLICATIONS

Please review the entire reports from the following research summaries. Unintentional Cannabis Intoxication in Toddlers “CONCLUSIONS: Children are collateral victims of changing trends in cannabis use and a prevailing THC concentration. Intoxicated children are more frequent, are younger, and have intoxications that are more severe. This raises a real issue of public health. “BACKGROUND AND […]

TUBLIN CODE

The Tubulin Code; see reference for complete report. “>> ABSTRACT Microtubules are key cytoskeletal elements of all eukaryotic cells and are assembled of evolutionarily conserved α-tubulin–β-tubulin heterodimers. Despite their uniform structure, microtubules fulfill a large diversity of functions. A regulatory mechanism to control the specialization of the microtubule cytoskeleton is the ‘tubulin code’, which is […]

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES CDC REPORT IS SHOCKING

CDC Jaw-Dropping News: “Across the nation, at any given time, there are more than 110 million total, 34% of U.S. population, (new and existing) Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) in the U.S.” Making this ‘hidden epidemic’ even worse, some STDs are now “antimicrobial-resistant”. Historic low case rates, up until recently, have now resurged with extremely dangerous […]