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New Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbug’ an Emerging Threat, CDC Says

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Evidence of CRE found in seven U.S. cities monitored by researchers By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A relatively new antibiotic-resistant bacteria called CRE is making inroads in some major American cities, U.S. health officials report. Surveillance of seven U.S. metropolitan areas found higher-than-expected levels of CRE in Atlanta, Baltimore and New York City, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Lower-than-expected levels were found in Albuquerque, Denver and Portland, Ore., while the Minneapolis rate was what the agency anticipated. But CDC researchers were dismayed that they found active cases of CRE infection...

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5 Signs of a True Wrestling Mom

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By Dan Seidenberg Wrestling moms are among the toughest yet most loving moms out there, and as a result they consistently breed champions not just in wrestling, but in life. In the wilderness when you see a cub the mother bear is usually nearby ready to pounce. In  the wrestling world when a mother’s child is on the mat that is her cub, she is usually nearby and yes, she is always ready to pounce. So how do you know if your mom is a true wrestling mom? It’s pretty obvious, just look for the telltale signs.  

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5 Stages of Skin Grief: A wrestling coach’s struggle

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By Dan SeidenbergFounder of wrestlingreality.com If I were to ask you how to defend a take down you can probably list more ways than one. If I were to ask you how to escape from bottom you can most likely answer without hesitation, but if I were to ask you how you counter funk do you have an answer? Oh, and by the way I’m not talking about the funk you use defend a high crotch even though your coach has yelled at you a thousand times to stick your baseline defense. I’m talking about skin funk; the kind that...

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The inside look: #Matguardtovegas Winner – Paul Grogan

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We touched base with Paul Grogan, the winner of our #matguardtovegas contest. Matguard USA sent Paul on an all-inclusive, once in a lifetime trip to experience the Wrestling World Championships in Las Vegas Nevada! Here’s what he has to say about his experience! Matguard: Tell us about your love for wrestling Paul: I started wrestling when I was a little kid. The moment I first stepped foot on a mat I instantly fell in love with it. As for why; instead of giving you a mile long list of reasons, I’ll just put it this way, Vegas Worlds really exemplifies my...

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Five things parents should know in the first year of a child wrestling

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5) Congratulations! Your child has chosen to participate in one of the greatest sports in the world! Your child has chosen to participate in one of the oldest and greatest sports in the world.  No, your child has not chosen to join the WWE, at least I hope not.  If he/she has, you should probably read a different blog.  If you are reading this blog, it is likely that your child decided to participate in wrestling, the kind with coaches and referees and plenty of rules to keep wrestlers safe.  Be proud that your child has decided to wrestle.  Through the...

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