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Protect Your Child from Injury: Quick Guide to Healthy Living

Children are at high risk for injuries. Learn steps you can take to keep your child from getting hurt.... Details >

National Health Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Questions and Answers About Sprains and Strains

Also available in: Spanish 

This fact sheet presents general information about sprains and strains. Treatment and prevention information is provided too. ... Details >

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse

A Home Fall Prevention Checklist for Older Adults - (PDF)

Also available in: Chinese-Traditional - (PDF)  Spanish - (PDF) 

Falls are often due to hazards that are easy to overlook but simple to fix. This checklist will help you find and fix those hazards in your home.... Details >

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

Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain  External Link

Chronic pain in the front and center of the knee (anterior knee pain) is common among active, healthy young people, especially girls. If you or a loved one suffer from this type of chronic knee pain,... Details >

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  External Link

Ankle Sprains and the Athlete - (PDF)  External Link

Learn to recognize ankle sprains in order to avoid chronic ankle pain and disability.... Details >

American College of Sports Medicine  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. Find quick safety tips for all sports.... Details >

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse

Community Options for Safe Needle Disposal  External Link

To prevent injuries from used needles, syringes and other sharps, use this map to find safe needle disposal solutions in your state. ... Details >

Coalition for Safe Community Needle Disposal  External Link

Dental Emergencies   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

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