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5 Types of DIY Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Here’s how to stay safe when doing your own renovations and repair projects. You’re excited to get to work on that project and proud of yourself for saving money on professional help. But do-it-yourselfers may be at risk of injury, disease and even death, if they aren’t aware of the proper safety measures to take.

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Your Body at 60

Forget images of early bird specials, grannies and rocking chairs. Today’s young-at-heart 60-year-olds are embracing an active and healthy lifestyle. As the saying goes, age is just a number. A growing body of research indicates that, indeed, a positive outlook on life can lead to improved health and longer life. An upbeat mental state can,

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Running Tips From Keck Medicine of USC Experts

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10 Tips For Your Best Race-Day Running Experience

There are a number of factors to consider and plan for when it comes to race day. You've trained for months running the streets of the city, but few runners train on the race course itself, and it's difficult to simulate race conditions prior to the event. Here are 10 tips to help you improve

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Swing for the Fences

Cooper Way has loved baseball since he first picked up a bat at age 6. As a catcher for his high school team, his skills and impressive batting average seemed to position him well for an admirably level-headed ambition: to reduce college expenses with an athletic scholarship. That goal was jeopardized about three years ago Read more

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James Tibone honored by sports medicine society

James Tibone, left, receives the 2018 Robert E. Leach Sports Medicine Leadership Award from the AOSSM Vice President James Bradley. (Photo/Courtesy AOSSM) James Tibone, MD, professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, recently received the 2018 Robert E. Leach Sports Medicine Leadership Award from the American Orthopaedic Read more

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Epstein family gift enhances sports medicine research and care at USC

Epstein Family Foundation donates $10 million to name the USC Epstein Family Center for Sports Medicine. LOS ANGELES – Researchers and clinicians at the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery will advance their pioneering work on treatments and techniques to prevent and heal sports-related injuries thanks to a new $10 million Read more

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Do You Need a Total Shoulder Replacement?

The pain in your shoulder has become unbearable, and no therapeutic or medical treatments are working. Maybe it’s time to consider a total shoulder replacement. If you have exhausted all other options to alleviate pain in your shoulder, your doctor may suggest total shoulder replacement. This comprehensive surgery is an effective way to relieve pain Read more

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