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injury prevention

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.'

Kids put a lid on it

Local program fits bike helmets for kiddos to promote safe fun.

Safety ahoy

Kids and their families love boats. Here’s how to keep everyone safer on the water.

Babes in toyland? Play it safe

Your tiny tots have their eyes all aglow. Make sure this upcoming holiday season’s hot toys won’t backfire in their hands.

Hammock safety 101

An injury prevention nurse shares her top tips for making sure your relaxation time is safe.

7 tips to avoid playground injuries

Keep your kids safe by following these helpful suggestions from an expert and mom who knows.

Let your kids bounce their energy away, safely

The verdict’s out on whether trampolines are safe, but a pro offers tips to help prevent both indoor and outdoor injuries.

Kids can drown quickly and silently

Prevention is key, and CPR offers the best chance for neurological recovery from a near-drowning incident.

Patient Story

‘A Godsend’

A summer party brings the beach to the children's hospital.

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.

Pay slam-dunk attention to knee and ankle injuries

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

Injuries soar as trampoline parks expand

Broken bones, fractures are the most common complaints.