Items Tagged ‘Olympics’

June 7, 2012

Title Waves

By Mystery User

More significantly, the splash they made in 1976 has had a rippling effect. Mary O’Connor, who went from being an Olympic rower to the head of orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville (and the proud mother of a daughter who’s a competitive rower), said, “Title IX has given women so much. What I’m […]

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Tags: ESPN The Magazine, Mary O'Connor, Olympics, Title IX

March 20, 2012

Olympics Could Spark Measles Outbreak, CDC Warns

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Officials Tuesday warned that American tourists unvaccinated for measles may become exposed to the virus during trips to the Summer Olympics and the Euro 2012 soccer cup – and that may cause potential outbreaks of the disease in the U.S… “The results have been devastating,” said Gregory Poland, director of the Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group, Olympics

March 19, 2012

How the Yips Can Ruin a Promising Sports Career

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Steve Hooker is the Olympic pole-vaulting champion. The 29-year-old Australian has jumped the second highest mark in the history of the sport but you may not see him at this summer’s London Olympics. Last month he pulled out of his country’s Olympic trials, not because he is struggling with injury. Instead he is fighting a […]

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Tags: Olympics, Yips

February 15, 2010

Health beat: Mayo doc takes on Olympic challenge

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Not to sound ghoulish, but Dr. Michael Stuart will be standing by at the Olympic Games in Vancouver, waiting for something to go dreadfully wrong. T   he Rochester doctor has spent about 25 years patching up injured hockey players in his spare time. Today, he’s heading north as the U.S. men’s ice hockey team […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Stuart, Hockey, Olympics

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