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 Quarter Spring
  • 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.
A top Kill Devil Hill on North Carolina’s windswept Outer Banks stands a massive granite monument that reads: “In commemoration of the conquest of the air by the brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright. Conceived by genius; achieved by dauntless resolution and incomparable faith.“

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading The race to be first in flight
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