Expert tips for reducing running injuries

(HealthDay)—Most runners are enthusiastic about their sport and take steps to work out safely. But injuries like stress fractures and muscle strains, among others, are common and can sideline you, sometimes for weeks if not months. Researchers point to hard heel-toe landings as one key injury risk factor. This type of landing increases vertical load rate—the amount of force your […]

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Ebola death toll 410 as expert warns locals ‘don’t believe it exists’

Ebola death toll jumps again: Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo reveal 410 people have now died as expert warns locals ‘aren’t seeking help because they don’t believe the killer virus exists’ Laurie Garrett said cases keep ‘popping up unexpectedly out of thin air’ The expert blames locals and the behaviour, as conflict rages on in the ‘war zone’ […]

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