How to stay healthy at the Olympics
The London 2012 Games are fast approaching. The British Olympic Association is hoping to dominate the medal stand, so it is encouraging its athletes to stay healthy. Specifically: the BOA wants its athletes to avoid shaking people's hands.
Said BOA chief medical officer Ian McCurdie: "The greatest threat to performance is illness and possibly injury. We are talking about minimizing risk of illness. It is all about hand hygiene."
Unfortunately, shaking hands is just ...
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