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Updated Apr 15, 2014 at 12:29 PM

While it is true that a round of golf provides minimal fitness benefits, a reasonable level of musculoskeletal conditioning is necessary to prevent both traumatic and overuse injuries. Unlike walking and putting, which are almost risk-free activities, the golf driving action is an unusually complex, explosive and problematic movement that has a relatively high injury potential.

Updated Apr 9, 2014 at 11:23 AM

Q: My mother has had multiple hospitalizations recently. She lives out of state. Should I bring her closer to my home? I think about it often, especially as she needs more care. I work full time and have a family of my own. The thought of moving my...

Updated Mar 12, 2014 at 11:50 PM

Q: My father is getting on in years and it has been suggested to me that I discuss end-of-life issues with him. For example, does he want a feeding tube, how does he feel about pain medication or resuscitatory measures? I do not know how to bring up...

Updated Feb 11, 2014 at 5:42 PM

Q: I have been caring for my son who has a learning disability. I worry that, as I am getting older and unable to do as much for myself, I won’t know who is going to provide care for my son. I know I need legal advice and help from someone who can...

Updated Feb 7, 2014 at 2:08 PM

I have been dreading writing this column for 25 years. Recently, I was classified as “legally blind.”That doesn’t mean I can’t see anything. That condition is called “profoundly blind.”

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