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Look Ma, No Helmet!
Riding a dirt bike or ATV without a helmet is basically a brain injury waiting to happen. What's surprising is how many kids do it.
Even Little Hits Can Cause Big Problems
Repeated hits, not just concussions, can cause damage to the brains of young football players who have had previous injuries. What to do.
Steroids: Building Muscle, Depleting the Brain
The anabolic steroids athletes take to build muscle mass have the opposite effect on the brain -- they make it age faster.
To Retain Muscle Mass, Be Sure to Get Your Vitamin C
We all tend to lose a bit of muscle after 50, but for those who have adequate levels of vitamin C, the loss is not so bad.
A Hard Knock Story
You don't have to have had a concussion to exhibit worrying brain changes; repeated hits will do it, a study of rugby players shows.
Before You Buy that Activity Tracker...
As well-meaning as a fitness monitor gift might be, there are some things about the recipient that you need to consider.
See what happens to performance if a digital assistant starts throwing some shade.
Concussions Hit Men Below the Belt
The memory problems head injuries can cause are now well known. But there appear to be sexual side-effects as well.
Little Hits Damage the Brain, Too
Big hits and concussions aren't the only brain injuries football players need to be concerned about. Little hits also harm the brain.
Baseball Players Lead in Longevity
MLB players tend to live longer than the rest of us. Early fitness and ongoing exercise and diet discipline may be the reason.
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