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January 2011 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine

Baby It's Cold Outside
by Danielle Bullen
It's another snowy day here at the ADVANCE offices. The editors are toasty warm inside. But is maximizing the thermostat really in our best interest? According to British researchers, there's actually a link between indoor temperatures and obesity rates. Read More...
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Pass the Carrot Sticks
by Danielle Bullen
Sue Sylvester's war on tater tots may be leaving the television world and coming to a school near you. The Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 revised requirements for school lunches and the cafeteria of the future will look nothing like the pizza and Read More...
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A Challenging Road Ahead
by Danielle Bullen
Last week's tragedy in Arizona put a lot of focus on gunshot wounds to the brain. According to WebMD, 90% of such victims don't survive, which makes Congresswoman Giffords' story unique. While her chance of survival rate is optimistic, she still has a Read More...
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Hawaii Becomes 46th State to Achieve Direct Access
by Brian Ferrie
The APTA announced in a Jan. 7 press release ( http://www.apta.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Current_Issue#article79657 ) that patients in Hawaii can now be evaluated and treated by physical therapists without first having to obtain a physician referral. Read More...
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Women's Health Gets a Big Fat "F" on Report Card
by Danielle Bullen
Uh-oh. In the National Women's Law Center and Oregon Health and Sciences University's report card on women's health, 23 of 26 goals were unmet. The findings were released last month and were part of a decade-long study on the nation's health. Women across Read More...
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