Baseball season is here. While that’s welcome news to players and fans, injury risks for youth baseball players are higher than one might expect. For children ages 5–14, those who play baseball account for 25 percent of all sports-related injuries in that age range, according to Livestrong.

Injured hockey player Matt Olson tackled his rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic with the same focus that he had playing his sport, but he knew progress would come in smaller doses. Now, as he begins the next phase of his rehabilitation closer to his Isanti, Minnesota home, Olson remains determined and motivated to keep moving forward.

Retired National Football League (NFL) players are at no greater risk of suicide when compared with the general U.S. population, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The findings from CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) appear in the May issue of the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus - or MRSA - has been a problem in hospital and health care settings for decades. More recently, this highly drug-resistant bacterium has become a problem among otherwise healthy student athletes. Is your child at risk? What can you do to protect against MRSA infection?

From BASE jumping to ice climbing to ultra running, medical professionals from around the world will share state-of-the-art insight and present cutting-edge research at the 2nd International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress, taking place June 10-11 at the St. Julien Hotel and Spa in Boulder, Colorado.