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injuries

When it comes to kids sports—diversification is best

If a child participates in one sport, they're only working certain muscle groups, and by using the same movement patterns, kids are at risk of overuse injuries.

Her mission: Keep seniors fall-free

Injuries caused by slips and trips are almost epidemic among older adults, and they are 'absolutely not a natural part of aging.'

Basketball 411: Focus on training, gear

If you want injury-free hoops play, build a solid regimen—and trade those showy shoes for something practical.

Stay safe on the slopes

Skiing and snowboarding are associated with a high number of injuries. Here's how to mitigate those risks.

Experimental gel could save injured eyes

Researchers suspect the substance could quickly seal a severe eye injury until adequate treatment may be obtained.

Pay slam-dunk attention to knee and ankle injuries

Prevention and proper management are key to a healthy basketball season.

Ditch the throw rugs, seniors

Study finds that hip fractures are frequently caused by tumbles that occur indoors—not outdoors.

‘A true inspiration’

Despite a string of bad breaks, a Michigan man turns to the gym and a healthy diet to shed nearly 120 pounds and some bad habits.

Beware the karate, kid

High-contact forms of martial arts can lead to sprains, breaks and serious injuries.

Plan to rake? Don’t fall into trouble

With these helpful tips, you can avoid the major aches and pains suffered by scores of yard warriors every autumn.

Youth soccer injury rates more than doubled in 25 years

Concussion rate jumped almost 1,600 percent in same time period.

Simple steps can keep lawn mowing safe

Before cutting the grass, review these safety tips.