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Costochondritis: An Introduction to This Painful Condition

Chest pain is never a good thing, and in some cases, it can be particularly alarming, as it may be a sign of heart problems. However, there are instances when chest pain, albeit very uncomfortable, is relatively harmless and not life-threatening. One particular example is costochondritis. Basically, costochondritis is the medical term that refers to… Read More »

This Firefighter's Conditioning Workout Brings the Heat

Conditioning sucks. Whether you’re running wind sprints or racking up miles, you’re probably not going to be having much fun. That doesn’t have to be the case—especially not if you ask firefighter and trainer Frank D’Agostino, N.A.S.M.-C.P.T. He designed this super-quick 10-minute routine to spark your conditioning workouts. Even if you hate it, the series… Read More »

Over 100 People Die of AIDS-Related Illness Each Year at This U.S. Clinic

At an HIV/AIDS clinic in Atlanta, nearly 100 people die of causes related to the virus each year—and most of them are young, reports The Independent in a profile on the Ponce De Leon Center. “The numbers alone are certainly astonishing,” Jonathan Colasanti, MD, MSPH, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infection… Read More »