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Crowley: High school students should think twice before competing in endurance sports

Runners compete near the start of the girls

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Bone health usually isn’t a worry until back or knee problems emerge well into adulthood. And by that time it may be too late to do something about it.

We should start worrying about bone health when the body builds most of its adult bones: early childhood into teenage years. Researchers who study bone health suggest any bone mass gained after peak bone growth, which is around 20 years old...

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Gorman: Women can't let glass ceiling turn into a self-fulfilling prophecy

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, speaks at

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Gender equality. The glass ceiling. The terms aren’t new, but finding ways to tackle the issue are constantly coming out.

Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, is a proponent of finding a balance between work and home to solve the problem. In "Lean In," a book about women in the workplace, Sandberg argues that to break the glass ceiling, we need to take a top-down...

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