Cryotherapy versus ice baths—it's a draw

The first study to compare the effect of cold water immersion versus extreme cold air has found very little difference between the two treatments on athletes' muscle recovery.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Small extra cost for water immersion during labor

(HealthDay)—Water immersion during labor and birth is associated with an average extra cost of $221.12 (2014 Canadian dollars) for each laboring woman, according to a study published online Sept. 4 in the Journal of Evaluation ...


Keeping runners safe in summer heat

The New Balance Falmouth Road Race is one of the premier running events of the summer season, drawing an estimated 75,000 spectators, who strain to catch a glimpse of Olympic-caliber runners as they tear through a scenic ...

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