Posts Tagged ‘blood pressure’

Performance for a Price? Part 3

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

A new National Collegiate Athletic Association rule prohibits colleges from giving athletes muscle-building supplements such as creatine and androstenedione. Permissible supplements are carbohydrate-electrolyte sports drinks, energy bars, carbohydrate boosters, vitamins and minerals. (more…)

Exams Are Birth Control Obstacles

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Women who want to use hormone-based contraception such as birth control pills do not need to undergo a breast or pelvic exam, researchers conclude.

Their recommendation contradicts current guidelines, which suggest that gynecologists perform a breast exam and a Pap smear before writing a prescription for these types of contraception.

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