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June 2009
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Breaks, Tears & Strains
Preventing Sports Injuries
Youíve heard about the many health benefits of exercising and playing sports. But these benefits can come at a price: sports injuries. You can prevent many sports injuries by taking some simple precautions.
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Season of Ticks
Donít Let Them Take a Bite Out of Your Summer
Every year thousands of adults, children and pets across the country are exposed to Lyme disease and other diseases carried by ticks. Simple precautions can help you avoid getting sick from these blood-feeding creatures.
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