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Study Reveals 'Most Dangerous' Sex Position

Penile fracture is twice as common when the woman is on top

(Newser) - When it comes to sex-related injuries among men, penile fractures are rare yet painful ; now researchers say they know which positions are likeliest to result in them. Researchers reviewed records from three hospitals over a 13-year period in Campinas, Brazil, a city of roughly 3 million people. In a paper... More »

Favre Fracture Might End 315-Game Streak

The man is 41, after all

(Newser) - At last, another part of Brett Favre's anatomy is making headlines: The 41-year-old QB has a stress fracture in his left ankle that may sideline him come Sunday for the first time in 291 consecutive starts (315, counting playoff games). Favre was hit tossing the first of three interceptions yesterday... More »

Hobbled DeLay Quits Dancing

Foot injuries force former House leader to withdraw

(Newser) - Tom DeLay’s dancing days are over. The former Republican House majority leader quit Dancing With the Stars last night, though he avoided elimination after defying doctor’s recommendations and competing with stress fractures in both feet, Us reports. But, “If you can’t practice, you’ll make a... More »

DeLay Toughs Out Samba, Crawls Out of Last Place

Tom DeLay toughs it out, gains judges' admiration—and moves from last place

(Newser) - Tom DeLay defied his doctors last night and performed on Dancing With the Stars—despite a stress fracture in each foot. “What’s a little pain when you can party?” asked DeLay, who danced the samba in red, white, and blue. The former House Majority Leader scored kudos from... More »

DeLay Injured in Dancing With the Stars Rehearsal

Docs will decide if Republican can continue for Monday's season premiere

(Newser) - Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay was injured today in rehearsal for ABC’s Dancing With the Stars, he writes on Twitter—though an injury he says he initially feared was a stress fracture in his foot isn’t quite that serious. “It’s a pre-stress fracture. I live... More »

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