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Runner’s knee

What Is Runner’s Knee? Runner’s knee is the term doctors use for a number of specific conditions affecting the knee, such as patellofemoral pain syndrome and chondromalacia of the patella, to name just two. It’s the most common overuse injury among runners, but it can also strike other athletes who do activities that require a …

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Athlete’s Foot

What Is Athlete’s Foot? Athlete’s foot is a type of fungal skin infection. Fungi (the plural of fungus) are microscopic plant-like organisms that thrive in damp, warm environments. They’re usually not dangerous, but sometimes can cause disease. When they infect the skin, they cause mild but annoying rashes. Fungal skin infections are also known as …

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