-- Robert Preidt
SUNDAY, Feb. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Every winter, many
Americans suffer broken bones, muscle tears, sprains and strains
from shoveling snow or falling on icy sidewalks and streets.
Orthopedic surgeons at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount
Sinai in New York City are offering tips to help prevent
The surgeons also outlined ways to reduce the risk of injuries
while shoveling snow.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more
winter health and safety.
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