HealthConnection FastFacts

HealthConnection FastFacts, launched in the last quarter of 2011, is a convenient 1-page online health education newsletter designed to provide the public with fast, current, accurate musculoskeletal and general health information.

Current Edition

Download these tips for avoiding tendonitis (pdf)

Tendonitis: Troublesome yet Treatable

Tendonitis is a fairly common problem. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, tendonitis causes more than 70,000 people to miss work per year. It is important to understand its symptoms and treatment so that this painful condition can be avoided.

Past Editions:

Five Ways to Boost Your Brain Health
Download these tips for boosting your brain health

Difference Between OA and RA
Download these tips for knowing
the difference between OA and RA

Steps to a Healthy Heart
Download these tips for steps
to a healthy heart

Holiday Back Pain
Download these tips for preventing
holiday back pain

Back to School Tips
Download these back to school tips

Bone Health Basics
Download these bone health tips

Five Fast Nutrition Facts
Download these nutrition tips

Facts You Should Know About the Flu
Download these flu tips

Marathon Fitness Tips for the First Timer
Download these running tips
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David B. Levine, MDs new book, Anatomy of a Hospital: Hospital for Special Surgery 1863-2013, details the history of HSS from the Civil War and chronicles how the hospital has shaped the community and the field of musculoskeletal health.