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Train like an Olympic Figure Skater

Although great figure skaters can make their routines look effortless, they require an exceptional amount of strength, agility, balance and power to spin, jump, and stick their landings. Figure skaters need to spend a significant amount of their training both on and off the ice. Below, NEBH Athletic Trainers describe a few ways that you can train like an Olympic figure skater.

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March _Madness _2016

March Madness: ACL Injuries

With an estimated 70 million people filling out a tournament bracket and the NCAA tournament in full swing, March is an exciting time for college basketball fans. One injury no fan wants their favorite player to suffer is an ACL tear. Here, NEBH orthopedic surgeon Thomas Wuerz, MD, MSc, MS, looks at ACL injuries in basketball players.

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Hand _Washing _Blog

Hand Hygiene: Wash Your Hands to Stop the Spread of Germs

As a patient, a simple practice you can adopt to protect yourself and to stay healthy is to wash your hands. Hand washing is the best method to avoid spreading germs and getting sick. Whether you’re recovering from surgery, at home, working, traveling or out and about here are few simple things to know about practicing hand hygiene.

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Food _Blog

Savor the Flavor: Tips for Healthy Eating

Being overweight can affect your body in a number of ways, putting you at risk for heart disease and stroke, diabetes, and even osteoarthritis. If you suffer from osteoarthritis, consider this: every pound of weight gained puts an extra 3-5 pounds of pressure on your knee joints. Losing weight can diminish pain and restore function in joints, especially when paired with exercise and a healthy diet. Here are a few tips on ways to eat healthy while either dining out or eating on the go.

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Take a Leap to a Better You

Every four years during a leap year an extra day is added to the calendar. A normal year has 365 days and to help synchronize the calendar year with the solar year (how long it takes the earth to complete its orbit around the sun), an extra day is added to February. Here are a few tips on how to make the most of your extra hours of the day from Susan Judge Burns, NP:

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