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HealthDay News: Orthopaedics

Rain May Not Cause Achy Joints After All

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many people insist their joints ache more when it rains. But that popular notion might be all wet, a new study suggests.

If Mom Has Rheumatoid Arthritis, Baby May Develop It, Too

MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children born to mothers with rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk for the disease and other chronic health problems, a new study suggests.

Don't Delay Hip Fracture Surgery. Here's Why

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors with a fractured hip need surgery as soon as possible or they could suffer life-threatening complications, a new Canadian study concludes.

This Weight-Loss Strategy May Not Help Your Knees

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Weight loss from dieting can slow the progression of knee arthritis in overweight people, according to a new study.

Arthritis No Longer Just a Disease of the Old

MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- More younger Americans experience the aches and pains of arthritis than once thought.

The Right Way to Use Resistance Bands

FRIDAY, Nov. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Stretchy resistance bands go anywhere and can be used by almost anyone. They're also as effective as they are inexpensive.

Arthritis Didn't Afflict Famed Clone Sheep, Experts Say

THURSDAY, Nov. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Dolly the sheep did not have early onset osteoarthritis after all, according to new research.

Dr. Tommy John Hopes Fewer Young Athletes Need Dad's Namesake Surgery

FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Despite a long and illustrious pro baseball career, Tommy John is more famous as the source of the name for a surgical procedure than for the nearly 300 games the left-handed pitcher won.

Preventing Sports Injuries

THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Simple steps can help keep you from being sidelined by a sports injury.

Cardiac Arrest Rare in Young Athletes But Tough to Predict

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Young athletes have a very low risk of suffering a fatal cardiac arrest -- and most of those tragic cases probably cannot be predicted, new research suggests.

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