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  • How to prevent running injuries

    How to prevent running injuries

    Running injuries are extremely common among runners of all experience levels. Some statistics estimate that as many as 90 percent of runners miss training time due to an injury each year.

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  • Get the facts about shin splints

    Get the facts about shin splints

    The pain of shin splints is familiar to most runners—it is one of the most common injuries runners face. The term “shin splints” describes a shooting pain in the front of the leg, a medical condition known as medial tibial stress.

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  • 5 tips to prevent common golf injuries

    5 tips to prevent common golf injuries

    The PGA Championship kicks off today at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin. Will North Texas’ hometown boy Jordan Spieth take home the Wanamaker Trophy? If so, Spieth will become just the fourth player in history to win three majors in one year, and the first since Tiger Woods won three majors—the U.S. Open, the British Open and the PGA Championship—in 2000.

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  • Tips for preventing urinary tract infections

    Tips for preventing urinary tract infections

    Nearly 10 million doctor visits every year are the result of one common, unpleasant culprit: urinary tract infections (also sometimes called cystitis or bladder infection).

    According to the National Kidney Foundation, urinary tract infections (UTIs) affect one in five women at least once in her lifetime. Women who have had at least one recurring UTI are much more likely to have even more. In fact, nearly 20 percent of women who have had a UTI will have another one. Of those, about 30 percent will have a third, and of those 30 percent, an estimated 80 percent will have more recurrences. Repeated UTIs may be caused by another underlying health condition.

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  • Which is better: walking or running?

    Which is better: walking or running?

    Walking and running are the two most common forms of exercise. Humans have been walking and running since the beginning of our existence—long before we had gyms, yoga studios, weights and fitness equipment.

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