Items Tagged ‘winter injuries’

March 8, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 8, 2019

By Emily Blahnik

NBC News, Was there something ‘I missed’: Kentucky cheerleader’s sudden death leaves dad agonized by Farnoush Amiri — The sudden death of a 13-year-old Kentucky cheerleader on the day of a competition has shocked her community and left her father agonizing over whether he could have done more…Her father, Dan Schalck, said his daughter’s hands […]

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February 25, 2010

The five basic flavors of winter injuries

By Kelley Luckstein

Thermal: Prolonged exposure to cold temperatures, especially with wind, Cardiovascular: Overworking the heart is very easy when dealing with heavy snow, Overus: Produces tendonitis and muscle strains, primarily in the upper extremities and back, Fractures: Slipping on slick snow or ice can result in serious injuries, Trauma: The most common hand trauma results from snow […]

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