How to cut fruit safely and avoid ‘avocado hand’

Whether in a bowl of guacamole or on top of fancy toast, the avocado’s popularity has surged over the last few years—and with that, so have slipups with the cutting knife. Dr. Steven Beldner, co-director of the New York Hand and Wrist Center at Lenox Hill Hospital, discusses the common injury known as ‘avocado hand’ and how to safely slice fruit, bagels and other foods.

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