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Heat Injury and the NBA Championship

Rod Thorn, President of Basketball operations for the NBA and apparently a medical expert as well, said of the first game of the NBA championship series: “It was the same for both teams.” It being the heat. The air conditioning at San Antonio’s AT&T Center failed last night causing the temperature on the court to…

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How to Kill a Football Player

The above is the title of a paper published by Jim Knochel in 1975 – (Knochel J.P. Dog days and Siriasis. How to kill a football player. JAMA 1975 23:513-515). It immediately became a classic. The reason I bring it up in the depths of winter is because of the criminal indictment of a Kentucky…

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