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Entries for December 2012

It's the 100th Podcast celebration! Whoop!

You've been waiting for it and here it is:  the 100th Video and Audio Podcasts from the Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performance!  We do all things 100 today:  We talk to Mr. Mike Dillingham - Aggie Class '35 who is 100 and is the oldest living Aggie - about his time on the Texas A&M baseball team from 1931-1935.  We welcome back to the podcast one of the world's elite ultramarathoners Dr. Mike Sandlin who runs (and wins) 100-mile foot-races for fun! (really).  And for our 100th guest, we're pleased to welcome College Football Hall of Fame Coach (and winningest Aggie Football Coach of all time) RC Slocum.   We recorded this podcast live, so we were joined by Lauren Santacroce as the Announcer and Karl Rehn provided the music.  We had a great studio audience of about 200 people, so it was great fun.  

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2013 Huffines DIscussion (HD3) Date is set!
The third annual Huffines Discussion date has been set for November 15, 2013 from 1-4 pm in the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center on the campus of Texas A&M University.

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It's 99th Podcast Wednesday with Comedian Kevin Hughes!
Sometimes the perspective of someone from outside the field talk to us about Sports Medicine and what they see happening.  Comedian Kevin Hughes - an avid reader and health enthusiast - serves just such a role for us; the outside observer that let's us know how our field actually applies to folks outside of sports medicine.  So Kevin has got a great viewpoint on our field, on our 98 previous podcasts, and how these things actually influence the world.

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It's Podcast Friday with Dr. E. Lisako McKyer and Health Promotion!
Today we are joined in the podcast by Dr. E. Lisako McKyer from Texas A&M.  Dr. McKyer is an expert in Health Promotion and Prevention and before you tune out, you should know that this is a kickin' podcast.  We cover a wide-range of issues including why Health Promotion is still relevant in our 'sickness medical model' and why Health Disparities research actually covers everyone.  We even talk about exercise and sports!  So give it a listen.

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It's Podcast Friday with Dr. Weston Porter and Breast cancer!
The scientific literature is very clear: regular physical activity may be the best medicine available.  In particular, there are several forms of cancer that regular exercise can prevent.  Breast cancer is one of the cancers that is prevented with exercise and we are pleased to have Dr. Weston Porter join us in the podcast to chat about breast cancer and some of the new discoveries in the cancer field.  If you've wondered what work is actually being done to try to prevent and 'cure' cancer, you should listen to this podcast.

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