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Shooter’s ear: Hearing loss caused by gunfire

When used correctly, firearms provide security, livelihood, and recreation for millions of Americans. The National Rifle Association boasts more than five million members and according to the National Shooting Federation, 20 million people spend $ 16.9 billion annually on target shooting, a sport which supports more than 329,000 jobs. Always wear ear protection whenshooting a… Read More »

Teen boys’ eating disorders may focus on muscle gain, not weight loss

(Reuters Health) — Many people may mistakenly assume teen boys are not prone to eating disorders because their symptoms are different from what’s typically seen in girls and their focus is on building muscle rather than becoming impossibly thin, doctors warn. What many parents and pediatricians consider classic symptoms of adolescent eating disorders, like calorie… Read More »