Category: Injury Prevention

girls on a rugby team playing rugby

November 22, 2023

Concussions FAQs: Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery

Everyone experiences these brain injuries differently, but general guidelines apply.

Children's Health, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine

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an empty kayak sits at the edge of a lake beach

August 4, 2023

Vibrio Bacteria Infections: How to Protect Yourself

Follow these tips to stay healthy around salty water and raw shellfish.

Injury Prevention, Medical Tips

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Front view of a yellow school bus against a blue sky.

August 17, 2021

School Bus Safety Steps for Kids

Review these safety tips with your child before riding the bus.

Injury Prevention, School-Age Children

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A young adult with crutches and his foot bandaged in plaster is descending the steps of a stairway outside the front door of his apartment. Barefoot toes are sticking out of bandage.

April 9, 2021

7 Common Injuries That Happen at Home

An ER doctor shares what injuries she’s seeing most during the pandemic and how to avoid them.

Injury Prevention

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Little boy sits on couch, hunched over to watch tablet in his lap

November 3, 2020

6 Things an Orthopedic Surgeon Wants You to Stop Doing

These habits are no-nos if you want to avoid pain and injury.

Injury Prevention

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Illustrated pattern of a body from the neck down wearing a boot and using crutches

September 23, 2020

Prevent and Treat These 9 Most Common Sports Injuries

Read this before your next jog, game or trip to the gym.

Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine

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three panels of people stretching/warming up

January 29, 2020

How to Reduce the Risk of Workout-Related Injuries

What you do before, during and after exercising can minimize your risk of injury.

Injury Prevention

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patient sitting on table with bandaged knee

September 3, 2019

Five Tips for Avoiding Youth Sports Injuries

More than 3.5 million kids under age 14 are sidelined by sports injuries every year. But there are steps your young athlete can take to help prevent them.

Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine

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August 12, 2019

Spice Up Your Fitness Routine with Cross Training

Cross training improves fitness and reduces injury

Exercise, Injury Prevention

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Overhead view of a child sitting on a diving board overlooking a pool

May 9, 2018

Understand ‘Dry Drowning’ and Know the Signs

You may have heard terrifying stories of children dying long after being submerged in water. Here’s how to keep your children safe.

Children's Health, Injury Prevention

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different types of carseats

February 14, 2018

The Right Car Seat for Your Child at Every Age and Size

Confused about car seats? Here’s a guide to keeping babies, toddlers and kids safe on the go.

Children's Health, Injury Prevention

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Senior citizens exercising

January 31, 2018

How Exercise Can Prevent Falls

The Otago program’s at-home exercises build strength, balance and a better life for seniors.

Injury Prevention, Older Adult Health

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