Jennifer is a freelance writer and editor who has worked with many online sites, including Medical News Today, Healthline, Scientific American, Audubon, Love Nature, Yale Medical Magazine, and Mongabay. She covers all things science, but her passion projects usually relate to the environment, animals, and mental health. Jennifer holds a BS Hons Biology, a BA Hons English, and an MS in Journalism from Columbia University. Originally from Nova Scotia, Canada, Jennifer now lives in the U.S. with her absurdly-unique rescue cat Jim Carrey and a jungle's worth of houseplants.
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These Are the Top 5 Pickleball Injuries, Says an Orthopedic Surgeon

Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in the US, gaining popularity among all ages. Pickleball may be all fun and games, but it's not injury-free. Here are three proactive ways to prevent pickleball injuries.