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121 Articles Matching "olympics"

3 mental tricks to win gold at the Winter Olympics

Feb 15, 2018 , CNN Health
By the time Olympic athletes arrive in Pyeongchang, South Korea, they have trained their bodies to near-perfection. But it's how well they've trained their minds that may determine who's more likely to take home a medal....
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Our Smartphones Are Training Us To Expect Rewards Just Like Pavlov’s Dogs

Feb 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers look at the brain chemistry behind our addiction to smartphones. In other public health news: the common cold and the Olympics, a new malaria drug, the dreaded hospital gown, sugar cravings, superbugs, and more....
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Organizers confirm 177 total norovirus cases at Pyeongchang

Feb 12, 2018 , Reuters
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organizers (POCOG) said on Monday a total of 177 norovirus cases had been confirmed so far at the Games but that the athletic delegations remained unaffected....
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Norovirus Emerges As A Tough Competitor At The 2018 Winter Olympics

Feb 11, 2018 , Forbes
As of Thursday, 128 cases of norovirus have occurred at the Winter Olympics. Will vomiting and diarrhea affect Olympic...
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GE Healthcare, IOC collaborate on precision medicine analytics platform for the Olympics

Feb 11, 2018 , Mobile Health News
The Olympic Games are starting to prove themselves not just as a showcase for the world's elite athletes, but for leading-edge health IT...
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Norovirus: How to protect yourself at the Olympics or at home

Feb 10, 2018 , CNN Health
As the Winter Olympic Games officially began in South Korea on Friday, a nasty shadow was hanging over the friendly competition and expressions of goodwill -- in the form of the highly contagious norovirus....
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High-tech sports medicine gives US Olympic skiers and snowboarders an edge

Feb 10, 2018 , CNBC Health
Latest advances in VR technology are being used to rewire athletes for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South...
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3 mental tricks to win gold at the Winter Olympics

Feb 10, 2018 , CNN Health
By the time Olympic athletes arrive in Pyeongchang, South Korea, they have trained their bodies to near-perfection. But it's how well they've trained their minds that may determine who's more likely to take home a medal....
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More Norovirus Infections at Olympics in South Korea

Feb 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: More Norovirus Infections at Olympics in South KoreaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2018 12:00:00...
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Meet Team USA's youngest and oldest Winter Olympians

Feb 10, 2018 , CNN Health
Making it to the Olympics is an incredible feat on its own, but doing so before you're old enough to vote or after you've had kids is downright impressive....
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More Norovirus Infections at Olympics in S. Korea

Feb 09, 2018 , WebMD
An investigation into the outbreak began after 41 security guards developed diarrhea and vomiting. Food and water sources were being inspected at a mountainside facility in Pyeongchang, where the guards were staying, the Associated Press...
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Norovirus Outbreak Hits Security Staff at Pyeongchang Olympics

Feb 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Norovirus Outbreak Hits Security Staff at Pyeongchang OlympicsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/8/2018 12:00:00...
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Getting To The Olympics Takes Years Of Training And Dedication … For These Doctors

Feb 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Getting onto the crew of medical personnel that care for the Olympic athletes isn't easy, nor is it paid. But for the doctors, getting a taste of Olympic glory, even if it's just vicarious, is worth it....
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Olympics: IOC discussing norovirus outbreak, more cases reported

Feb 09, 2018 , Reuters
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Olympic officials are discussing measures to combat the spread of a virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea after 42 new cases were confirmed at the Winter Games, a Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) official said on Friday....
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Norovirus Outbreak Hits Winter Olympics' Site

Feb 09, 2018 , WebMD
Korean health officials announced the virus had infected dozens more as...
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Norovirus outbreak worsens though athletes unaffected

Feb 08, 2018 , Reuters
PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - The number of people struck down by a virus causing vomiting and diarrhoea at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics has more than doubled to 86, though athletes remain unaffected, the Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said....
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Olympic Village stocked with 110,000 condoms

Feb 03, 2018 , CNN Health
Are organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang expecting the most promiscuous Winter Games in modern history?...
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North, South Korea report flu outbreaks ahead of Winter Olympics

Feb 03, 2018 , CNN Health
As athletes and tourists arrive in South Korea ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, health officials on the Korean Peninsula are battling two strains of influenza....
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APTA And Special Olympics Build On Long-Standing Relationship With New Partnership

Aug 24, 2017 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has partnered with Special Olympics International, Inc. (SOI), under the new APTA Partnerships program, which seeks to enhance relationships and develop mutually beneficial partnerships with other organizations that share common goals. The program all......
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Japan wrestles over smoking ban as Olympics loom

May 02, 2017 , Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo risks being one of the unhealthiest Olympic Games hosts in years, as an anti-smoking law exposes deep rifts over tobacco tax revenue, personal freedom and the dangers of passive smoking, which kills thousands of Japanese each year....
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