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2009-11-18 15:07:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoking cigarettes not only contributes to lung cancer and emphysema, it also leads to back pain and spine problems, according to recent studies and observations from leading neurosurgeons in Chicago. Dean Karahalios, MD, is encouraging Americans to "kick the habit" during the Nov. 19 Great American Smoke Out, a national nonsmoking day sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Throughout this month, Dr. Karahalios will offer a complimentary booklet for...

2009-10-05 16:37:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to recent research that shows young athletes with repeated brain injuries are more at risk for future neurological problems, the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association (IATA) and the Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch (CINN) are offering a wallet-sized card with tips for detecting and monitoring concussions. The card is available to assist parents, coaches and others who work with young athletes in identifying signs of a...

2009-09-01 16:13:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a rising number of concussions and recent research which shows young athletes with repeated brain injuries are at great risk for future neurological problems, the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association (IATA) and the Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch (CINN) are offering a wallet-sized card with tips for detecting and monitoring concussions. The complimentary card is an educational tool for parents, coaches and others who work...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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