While arthritic hips and knees have long been regularly replaced, surgeons have been reluctant to replace ankle joints. But that’s changing.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2017
Leonardo Da Vinci called it a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art. He was referring to the human foot — a lever that propels us forward, provides balance, and bears all of our weight. Though small compared to other parts of the body, the average human foot supports a force equivalent to several…

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  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading Technology is finally catching up to soothe painful feet
  • Sidebar Title Barefoot Alert
  • Sidebar Content Block If you notice an abnormal freckle or mole on your feet, even under your toenail, it’s best to have it checked out. That’s because melanoma (the most deadly form of skin cancer) is the type of skin cancer most frequently found on the feet, according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Photographer Clyde “Red” Hare moved to Pittsburgh in 1950 to work on the Pittsburgh Photographic Library, covering the city’s Renaissance I, with noted editor Roy Stryker. Hare had his own car and camera and Stryker offered to pay him $50 a week to photograph the city.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2017
They’re not really going to miss Ralph Cindrich, those suits with the NFL’s 32 teams. If they think of him at all, it’s in vulgar adjectives attached to the devilish contracts he extracted from them for his clients, such as Bill Fralic’s Rabbi Trust, Will Wolford’s Blind Side contract and Dermontti Dawson’s first-​ever…

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  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading A Pittsburgher’s voyage as NFL player and agent
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