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Rachel Carson Middle School Students Do it Again!

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The students from Rachel Carson Middle School in Herndon, Virginia have done it again!  They placed in the final three of the national We the People competition held at George Mason University on Sunday, April 19, 2015. Next up was the National Invitational at the Fair Oaks Marriott in Fairfax, Virginia on Monday April 20.

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Distracted Drivers a Danger on the Roads

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Distracted drivers are a danger.  No one would argue that point.  Athletes who train on or near our roadways are particularly vulnerable to a driver who takes his or her eyes off the road, even for a few seconds. This moving video shows just how much one driver’s brief distraction can impact so many lives.

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POM Juice Claims Barred by Federal Trade Commission

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POM Wonderful, the company that makes POM pomegranate juice, claims in  advertisements that its juice is proven to treat heart disease, prostate cancer, and erectile dysfunction. Those interested in good health and longevity were taken by the claims, the packaging and novelty of the ingredients. Athletes and others hoping to cheat death by drinking POM

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Air Travel Post Surgery is a No-No

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Athletes, in their zeal to compete, have been known to push their bodies back into competition soon after a sports injury.  According to an article in the Washington Post, it is important to wait at least four weeks following a surgery before flying on a plane. Flying puts any traveler at an increased risk of

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Bike and helmet inspection for increased race safety

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Having a bicycle inspection the day before a multisport race by knowledgeable bike mechanics is one good way to increase cycling safety. Inspecting helmets not only increases safety, but it allows cyclists with cracked, unsafe and aging helmets to get new, safer head protection. Having forgotten critical equipment myself, I frequently bring extra gear and

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Team Tri Performance Trifecta

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While managing to chase down racers through the transition areas, bike course and running paths, Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau was not able to catch three Team Tri Performance members at the Infinitive Sprint Triathlon at Broadlands today. Race Director Brian Crow once again put on a quality event, which included the Broadlands 50 meter

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Bad Dogs – Watcha Gonna Do ?

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Nothing gets Doug Landau’s heart rate up like being chased by a big dog while running or riding ! Even the Triathlon Trial Lawyer has had easy training sessions turn into all out sprints when a large canine decides to attack ! While The Athletes Lawyer can usually smile after his heart rate returns to

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