First-Time Surfers Cautioned About Rare Spinal Injury

Hawaii is known for its blue skies, warm water and young people thrilled to be catching their first real waves. What these enthusiastic beginners might not know, and what few people realize, is that a mysterious threat could be lurking not under the water but in their bodies. Joe Guintu of Los Angeles and his girlfriend Ivette Flores took a trip last year to Hawaii, where Guintu decided to take a surfing lesson. After some brief instruction on the beach, he was in the water and managed to...Full Story
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