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Football

Patient Story

‘Get up, face it and just keep going’

Complex surgery restores a three-sport athlete to full strength.

Patient Story

‘I need a miracle team’

Football referee battles back from a critical knee injury.

Don’t let the heat beat you down

With these 9 tips for preventing heat-related illness, your summertime workouts will do you good, not wring you out.

Sports—a boot camp for life skills?

Children who engage in organized team sports often display better socio-emotional skills in later years.

Break a sweat over the holidays, but do it safely

Before you take off to run the jingle bell race, make sure you take appropriate injury prevention steps.

Patient Story

‘Not the end of the world’

A young athlete overcomes an ACL tear with the help of a forward-thinking doctor and a relatively new treatment.

Sports safety: it’s not just child’s play

Parents—take smart steps to ensure your children stay active and healthy.

Heat stroke—the athlete’s summer foe

Coaches, parents and players should all recognize the unique limitations of the human body on hot, humid days.

Neck hazards: Football, cycling, lifting

Proper gear is essential to mitigate harm, but you should always know your athletic abilities and avoid placing yourself at unnecessary risk, doctors say.

Football party food makeover

Game-day tip: Swap out calorie-laden staples with healthier fare.

Don’t hate the change

With the arrival of a new football season, health and wellness should be top of mind—even in the most bone-jarring of sports.

Nearly all autopsied NFL players show brain disease

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection.

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