While it is true that a round of golf provides minimal fitness benefits, a reasonable level of musculoskeletal conditioning is necessary to prevent both traumatic and overuse injuries. Unlike walking and putting, which are almost risk-free activities, the golf driving action is an unusually complex, explosive and problematic movement that has a relatively high injury potential.
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Physician burnout is a serious problem. It not only affects physicians and their families, but it also has an impact on their patients. Prior studies have shown that of all workers, physicians have the highest rate of burnout.
Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city's choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air.
Nurse specialist explains causes, prevention & treatments
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Every day, patients with neck and back pain erroneously receive an S-ray as part of a routine examination. The doctor says, “Let’s take a look,” and people are comforted knowing that a high-tech machine is going to peer into their body and produce a...
Q: My mother has had multiple hospitalizations recently. She lives out of state. Should I bring her closer to my home? I think about it often, especially as she needs more care. I work full time and have a family of my own. The thought of moving my...
Q: I developed back pain that radiated down my leg. My doctor said it was sciatica and prescribed ibuprofen. How common is this?
Approximately 3 percent of people in the United States are redheads. To become a redhead, you need two recessive genes — one gene from each parent. Neither parent needs to have red hair to have children with red hair, but mother and father must...
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