News tagged with injury prevention

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Helping young athletes avoid injury

(Medical Xpress)—Getting young children involved in sports and other recreational activities is a great way to keep them healthy, happy, and fit. But being active also increases a child's chances of getting hurt. Each year, ...

Oct 04, 2013
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Expert tips for school bus safety

(HealthDay)—Many children are injured each year just getting on and off the school bus. Inattentive drivers, horseplay, unsafe street crossing and even clothing issues can all contribute.

Aug 25, 2013
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Preventing ACL injury in a high-risk population

Effectively preventing anterior cruciate ligament injuries is a critical focus of sports medicine. ACL injuries often require surgery, followed by an extensive period of rehabilitation; there are high rates of re-injury to ...

Jul 25, 2013
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