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Sports—a boot camp for life skills?

Children who engage in organized team sports often display better socio-emotional skills in later years.

Got kids? Make it a safe summer

Pediatric specialists share their Top 10 tips for injury prevention and food safety.

Pool prepping? Get the right mix

Half of all chemical injuries from swimming pool treatments happen at home—and a third of them involve teenagers.

Stay water safe

Great Lakes states are wonderful places to live during the summer months, but a reality check on water safety may be in order.

Power of the pedal

Research suggests moderate, regular fitness activity—cycling outdoors, especially—could help keep your mind and body young, lowering the risk of early death.

What’s in the (pool) water?

No need to worry about picking up a yucky parasite at the pool. Just make use of these 3 simple precautions.

July is peak time for illness from pools

Follow these tips to keep you and your family healthy this summer.

‘Did I hear something pop?’

Using reconstructive knee surgery, a Michigan man overcomes a gruesome injury to run the Boston Marathon.

Does salt water help your cut?

Sunscreen on cloudy days? Get the skinny on the health myths of summer.

Kids can drown quickly and silently

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

Neck hazards: Football, cycling, lifting

Proper gear is essential to mitigate harm, but you should always know your athletic abilities and avoid placing yourself at unnecessary risk, doctors say.

Exercise boosts kids’ brain health, too

Working up a sweat is good for cognition, whether you're 8 or 80.

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