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I’ll be the first one to admit it — I’m no golf purist. Without delving into an argument over the entertainment value of a more slowly paced, cerebral game of skill as opposed to the action of basketball or baseball, let me just say that there are only two ways I’ll watch golf.
Small things add up to big things, especially when it comes to your health. For example, simply including green tea in your daily diet may significantly reduce your risk of prostate and, very likely, other types of cancer. Researchers at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center gave prostate cancer patients a daily dose of the catechins found in green tea. After five weeks, these men had significantly lower levels of the
In 15 years of pediatrics I have had the opportunity to see tens of thousands of patients and make every imaginable diagnosis. Some illnesses, for example strep throat or the flu, come on suddenly and require acute evaluation and treatment. Others, like asthma and allergies, are more chronic in nature and require management and prevention.
When reading the various Clemson websites and message boards, it’s amazing to see how many Tiger fans have the audacity to whine and moan about head basketball coach Oliver Purnell.
This piece is written by a student in Ruth Story’s course in memoir writing, offered under the aegis of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Clemson University. The course focuses on helping students hone their writing skills while telling their life stories. These stories appear every other Saturday.
When you take your child in for a medical problem, you usually tell the doctor “his ear hurts,” or “her nose is running” or “he has a rash.” This is called the “chief complaint” and is a statement of what is happening. By understanding what is actually wrong, you and the doctor can devise a solution.