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Anybody can be at risk for a
heat-related illness. Follow these summer safety tips, like taking extra breaks and drinking lots of water.
Mosquitoes can cause a number of illnesses, including Zika Virus and West Nile Virus. Learn what you can do to protect yourself at work and play.
Emergency departments see more than 20,000 children ages 14 and younger for
playground-related traumatic brain injury each year.
Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades, fireworks displays – and plenty of
visits to emergency rooms, especially during July.
Not including boating incidents, on average about nine people die from drowning every day.
The younger the child, the greater the risk.
Bicyclists must take extra precautions when they ride. They often
share the road with vehicles, but injuries can happen even on a bike path.
Everyone falls, but there's a right way to do it. In 2015, 125,145 people were treated in hospital emergency rooms after being injured
Most boating experiences are positive. But joyful times quickly can turn deadly if boaters are not
vigilant about safety – at all times.
distracted walking is a huge problem, and rarely are we more vulnerable than when walking, crossing streets and negotiating traffic.
period between Memorial Day and Labor Day is the deadliest time for teen
crashes on our roadways. Parents can play a role to help keep their new teen
Outdoor activities are a great way to be active and stay in shape. Make sure you don't put an end to the fun because of an injury.