A refresher course in sports injury prevention

February 24, 2015 6:07 PM

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Crazy painful sports injuries are in the news. Senator Harry Reid was exercising with a resistance band when it suddenly snapped and whacked his face, breaking bones and possibly blinding him in one eye. Bloody awful.

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, vacationing in Florida, tore his Achilles tendon while exercising and was recently hospitalized again with a related blood clot in his leg. And just a week ago, Mark O’Malley, former governor of Maryland, broke his elbow in the gym, lifting weights. I get the shivers just ...

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