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Latest Orthopedics News

NATA: Single-Sport Focus Not Good for Children

Parents should try to keep their children from focusing on a single sport for as long as possible to reduce their risk for injuries and other problems, the National Athletic Trainers' Association says.

Medicare Spends More Than $6 Billion on Secondary Fractures

Medicare could save billions of dollars if secondary fractures could be prevented with improved osteoporosis screening, according to a new National Osteoporosis Foundation report conducted by Milliman.

EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals

The eventual elimination of chemical testing on mammals was announced Tuesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Deep Infections Occur in 6 Percent of Knee Fracture Repairs

Deep surgical site infections occur in nearly 6 percent of periarticular knee fracture repairs, according to a review published online Aug. 23 in JAMA Network Open.