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Your child's health and safety is our top priority. Please search our resource library for information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

Sports Safety

Bike Safety

Bike riding is a great way to get exercise and share time as a family. But there's an important factor that you need to consider - safety.

Fainting

Fainting is a temporary loss of consciousness. Someone who has fainted will usually recover quickly.

How Can Parents Help Prevent Concussions?

Concussions are serious injuries. Here's how to help protect kids and teens from these mild traumatic brain injuries.

Preventing Children's Sports Injuries

Participation in sports can teach kids sportsmanship and discipline. But sports also carry the potential for injury. Here's how to protect your kids.

Safety Tips: Baseball

Baseball is by no means a dangerous sport. But it can present a very real risk of injuries from things like wild pitches, batted balls, and collisions in the field. These safety tips can help keep your kids safe on the diamond.

Safety Tips: Basketball

Basketball is fun - but it's also a contact sport, and injuries happen. To help your kids stay safe on the basketball court, take a look at these safety tips.

Safety Tips: Football

Football is a lot of fun, but injuries are common. To keep things as safe as possible on the gridiron, players should follow these tips.

Safety Tips: Hockey

As fun as it is, ice hockey carries a very real risk of injury. To keep your kids as safe as possible, follow these tips.

Safety Tips: Lacrosse

Lacrosse is a fast-moving, fun sport to play and watch. But injuries are bound to happen. Here's how to help players avoid them.

Safety Tips: Running

Injuries can be common, and runners should always be aware of their surroundings. These tips can help keep runners safe.