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Running Accidents Among Kids Increasing, Study Says

Whether from sports or play, kids are getting more injuries from running. Credit: Getty Listen to your mothers, boys and girls, and slow down. You might hurt yourselves. Don't make Mommy cite fresh research from the Center for Inj...Your mom is right. Slow down, or you might hurt yourself.

Boy and Girl Athletes Experience Different Signs of Concussion

Is your son forgetful after taking a huge hit during the game? It could be a concussion. Credit: Getty
Does your daughter spend all day yawning, yet she swears she made her bedtime curfew? Does your son protest he seriously doesn't remember what ...
Your teen may not just be acting spacey. A concussion could be to blame.

National Study Finds 70 Percent Increase in Basketball-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries

Serious basketball-related injuries can be life-threatening. Credit: Getty Images
If your kid plays basketball, you're probably all too familiar with the sprains, strains, broken fingers and concussions that come with the territory -- and with ...
If your kid plays basketball, you're probably all too familiar with the sprains, strains, broken fingers and concussions that come with the territory -- and with the resultant trips to the emergency room. Study shows that the types of injuries young athletes are getting into are more serious than ever.

Sore Knees? It Could Be 'Growing Pains'

Dear Reggie, My 13-year-old son Jeffery is extremely active in sports such as basketball, soccer and tennis. Recently, he has been complaining of pain in his knees just under his kneecaps. As soon as he starts to play any sport, his knees hurt and t...

The Benefits of Yoga for Kids

Many adults seek out yoga for both its exercise and meditative components. Can children benefit from the practice, too? Cabin Fever talked to Carolyn Burke, a yoga educator who teaches "through the family life cycle," from prenatal yoga, to yoga for ...

Cheerleading -- not for the faint of heart

What's the most dangerous sport for high school girls? It's not what you might guess. It's not soccer, softball, or even kickboxing -- it's cheerleading. It turns out, according to a new report, that cheerleading accounts for nearly two thirds of all...

High school sports: What's the risk of injury?

Team sports are an excellent way for kids to get exercise, learn a new skill, and become a better team player. But sports are also inherently risky. Some parents may worry that their child will get hurt during play, and it can be hard to know how to ...

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