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A Parent's Guide to Sports Injury Prevention  External Link

Kids who play sports will get hurt – that’s a fact. Learn how parents and coaches can help protect kids’ joints, reducing the risk of injury and cutting the chance of developing osteoarthritis later.... Details >

Arthritis Foundation  External Link

A Tool Kit to Prevent Senior Falls: Falls and Hip Fractures Among Older Adults

This page provides statistics on falls and hip fractures among older adults.... Details >

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain  External Link

A teenager who is active in sports and starts to feel a dull, aching pain behind the kneecap (patella) on either or both legs may need to adjust his or her training routine. Chronic pain in the front ... Details >

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  External Link

American Indian and Alaska Native Child Health: Injury Prevention Program Toolbox

This page lists various resources on injury prevention for American Indians and Alaska Natives.... Details >

Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

American Indian and Alaskan Native Death

These data are from the National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, and include all American Indians and Alaskan Natives residing in the United States. For the 10 Leading Causes of Injury Death.... Details >

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Care of Casts and Splints  External Link

Splints and casts support and protect injured bones and soft tissue, reducing pain, swelling, and muscle spasm. Your doctor will decide which type of support will be best for you. ... Details >

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  External Link

Cat and Dog Bites  External Link

This fact sheet answers commonly-asked questions regarding dog and cat bites. First aid procedures, what to expect if your doctor has to treat a dog or cat bite, and prevention strategies are among t... Details >

American Academy of Family Physicians  External Link

Childhood Sports Injuries and Their Prevention: A Guide for Parents with Ideas for Kids

This fact sheet is written to educate parents about the risks of injury to children who play sports and what to do to prevent a sport-related injury. The document discusses some of the most popular sp... Details >

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Consumer Product Safety Commission Publications

Also available in: Spanish 

View and order CPSC publications on a wide variety of consumer safety issues.... Details >

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Dental Emergencies and Injuries  External Link

There are a number of simple precautions you can take to avoid accident and injury to your teeth. Accidents do happen, and knowing what to do when one occurs can mean the difference between saving and... Details >

American Dental Association  External Link