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What's the lowest height falling from which into clear deep water can theoretically cause any injury on impact?

I'm researching it for a computer game mechanics change (the game is free and open source, I'm not doing it for profit). The question is: at what height it is theoretically possible for an average and ...
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How difficult is it to actually break someone's neck?

As a child I was told "if you break your neck, you die". I was also exposed to people who are paralyzed, due to spinal injuries. So clearly, it happens. In action movies and martial arts, there's ...
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Publication on the contamination of used needels by addicts

I am looking for scientific publications on the likelyhood to get infected with a specific disease by used needles which were thrown away by careless addicts. Which viruses can be found statistically ...
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Exercises for strained knee?

I am only 18 and I have injured my knee by doing squats. I have stopped them, I went to my doctor and he checked my x rays and said everything is normal. He did tell me that I have strained my knee ...
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Is glucosamine sulfate effective treatment for meniscus injury?

I hurt my knee by doing squats. The pain persisted for a long time (3 months). When I went to my doctor, he saw my x-rays which indicated that everything was normal, but he suspected a meniscus tear. ...
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What's the medical difference between a “Goose Egg” and a “Charley Horse”?

I've heard both terms used colloquially growing up, but I'm not quite sure what they refer to exactly. I have an inkling of what they may mean, but can someone clear up the differences between a Goose ...
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Where are good places to find reference?

I'm a special effects makeup artist (these are the guys who do the wounds or injuries for the movies). I need good reference (images or video) of how all kinds of Injuries look like, to make the stuff ...
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How can I cover up bruises?

I have recently had a few bruises to my leg, one quite bad, I was just wondering is there any way of covering the bruises up? If so, how? What methods could I use?
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What sort of injuries to structures near the tendon may happen during an autologous blood injection?

One of the risks of autologous blood injections is injury to structures near the target tendon. Example: http://www.sportsmed.net.nz/patient-info/general-rehabilitation/autologous-blood-injections/: ...
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Long term management of AC joint injury

What is the best way to deal with AC joint injury (Grade III) in the longer run, if the surgeon suggests that surgery is not a worthwhile option for the degree of injury I have? I regularly feel mild ...