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Are Chokeberries the Next Super Food for Athletes?

Chokeberries, otherwise known as aronia berries, are so called because of their bitter, sour taste. Native to North America, they grow prominently...

By: Maddy Lucier

Prevent the Effects of Overtraining

Serious, or even recreational, sports men and women would have no doubt experienced the 'athletic curse' that is when they over train. It comes in many...

By: Ross Edgley

Steer Clear of Nasty Skin

Every athlete wants to avoid sunburn, acne and fungal foot infections. They look bad and make you feel bad—sometimes so bad that they affect your pe...

By: STACK Staff

Disease Prevention and Sports Hygiene Tips for Athletes

Athletes are at increased risk for numerous infections. High school, collegiate and Olympic athletes who travel and live in close contact environmen...

By: Dr. Jane Chung

YOU Docs: Q&A on Testing for STIs

Q: How do I get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)? A: When you have sex with someone, you're essentially having sex with everyo...

By: Dr. Mike Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz