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Springfree™ Trampoline Provides 10 Tips for Parents to Keep Kids Safe While Jumping this Summer
Trampolines are a fixture in the backyards of families across the country, but many parents do not know that spring-based trampolines can be very dangerous, resulting in bruises, breaks, and even head injuries and paralysis. Data shows that 100,000 children in North America go to the hospital each year after falling off or suffering injury on the springs and frame. (read the story...)

The Sun Safety App: A Must-Have for Parents
Make keeping your family protected from the sun’s harmful rays effortless by downloading the new UV Safe Timer application from KINeSYS. (read the story...)

Five Things Every Parent Should Know about Keeping Kids Safe on the Playground
For many families, sunny days mean playground adventures. What many parents don't know is that each year more than 200,000 injuries happen on playgrounds. In order to keep your kids injury-free, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has provided five quick tips for adults to help ensure that their children stay safe on the playground. (read the story...)

New Report Finds Twice as Many Teens Die on Roads in Summer Months
Recent data reveals that the deadliest days of the year for teens aged 15-19 are in May, June, July, and August. Read on for the full report. (read the story...)

Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force Aims to Stop Drowning Deaths
A new nonprofit task force on Long Island will spread the word about water safety this summer to prevent death and injuries due to drowning. (read the story...)

All About Infant Car Seat Safety
Want to keep your little one safe while you're on the road? Check out the following infant car seat safety tips, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital. (read the story...)

Fishing and the Sun: Reduce Your Risk to Skin Cancer
If a family fishing trip is on your calendar this summer, make sure you're taking extra precautions against the sun's harmful rays. Here are some tips on how to reduce your risk to skin cancer while still enjoying this outdoor sport. (read the story...)

6 Tips on Gearing Up for Baseball Season from an Equipment Expert
Spring marks the beginning of baseball season. As the weather warms, kids dig out the old baseball glove, wash off dirty cleats, put on a helmet, and get ready to play ball. To ensure everyone remains protected against unexpected fly balls and wild pitches, follow these 6 tips from equipment expert Lindsey Naber. (read the story...)

Preventing Sports Injuries In Kids And Teens
With children's sports-related injuries continuing to rise nationwide to more than 3.5 million annually, keeping kids healthy is a top priority for parents, schools and sports leagues. Despite the plethora of protective gear kids now wear for practices or games, their developing bodies are still vulnerable to injury. The good news is that there are many different things parents and coaches can do to help kids stay safer on the field or court. (read the story...)

“Roll Model” Campaign During National Bike Safety Month Helps Parents Put the Brakes on Child Bike Fatalities
May is National Bike Safety Month and as summer approaches, millions of Americans will climb onto their bikes to enjoy one of the ultimate warm-weather experiences. To help curb bike injuries and fatalities, AAA and NHTSA have partnered to remind parents to set positive examples that encourage children and teens to ride safely. (read the story...)

Sports Injuries in Children
Sports are a great way for kids to learn teamwork and stay active, but it also means that they're more susceptible to injury. (read the story...)

New Study Pinpoints What Happens Right Before Teens Crash
Scientists stress hazard-detection training is needed to keep teen drivers safe. (read the story...)

Practice Window Safety to Prevent Falls
In honor of National Window Safety Week, the National Safety Council offers tips to help protect children from window falls. (read the story...)

Yahoo! Shine Revealed Findings of “Alcohol and America” Survey about Men and Women's Drinking Habits in Time for St. Patrick’s Day
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Yahoo! Shine, one of the world’s leading women’s lifestyle websites, released the results of its “Alcohol and America” survey. The survey asked 2,000 Americans in-depth questions about drinking habits, favorite kinds of drinks/alcohol, and overall views of drinking, as well as differences between men and women’s drinking habits. (read the story...)

A Parents' Guide to Raising Healthy Kids
We've compiled some of our favorite health articles with the best tips for parents on how to raise healthy children. (read the story...)

Strength Training for Kids: Is It Safe?
Once hotly debated, strength training for kids is now considered safe and even essential to children's health, according to the latest research. (read the story...)

How to Guide: Save Your Child's Tooth in a Dental Emergency
Fifty percent of children get a dental injury at some point. Here, our dental experts lay out a recipe for handling a variety of tooth-related emergencies. (read the story...)

4 Cleanliness Habits to Teach Your Children
Teach your kids the importance of good hygiene early with these four healthy habits. (read the story...)

Outdoor Summer Safety for Kids
Tips for parents: Keep your children protected against outdoor hazards this summer, from bugs and burns to slips and scrapes. (read the story...)

New Dad? Time for a New Car!
As a new dad, you may need to consider updating your car to a model more appropriate for carting precious cargo. Author and fellow father Martyn Cox offers advice on what to look for in a family vehicle. Plus, consult our list for car seat inspection sites in your area. (read the story...)

How to Protect Your Young Athlete: Sports Gear and Equipment
All sports, whether contact-based or otherwise, harbor the potential for injury. Read on for tips on how to keep your little athlete safe on the field and out of the emergency room. (read the story...)

Start Talking Sex With Your Kids Early: Their Lives Depend on It
Find out why you should open up the conversation about sex early on with your kids. Get tips from experts like Dr. Laura Berman, author of "Talking to Your Kids About Sex: Turning 'the Talk' Into a Conversation for Life." (read the story...)

How to Design a Kid-Friendly Kitchen
When designing a kitchen with children in mind, there are certain things a family should think about at the beginning of the design process. Independent Kitchen and Bath offers the following tips to help consumers ultimately get the kitchen that best fits their family. (read the story...)

Pedestrian Injury: A Significant Problem in Queens
Pedestrian safety is a significant concern for Queens residents, according to a study conducted at Elmhurst Hospital Center. Kids and the elderly have been targets for pedestrian safety initiatives such as Safe Kids and Safe Streets for Seniors; both are products of the New York City Department of Transportation. (read the story...)

‘Tis the season of Christmas carols, sleigh-riding—and allergic reactions?
Holiday decorations have begun to appear in homes and department stores everywhere, and so have children’s allergies from the many irritants brought on by the decorations. Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky, a New York pediatrician and renowned children’s allergy expert with more than 20 years experience, offers ways for parents to protect their children from the most common holiday season allergens. (read the story...)


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