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2011-02-03 19:09:00

Mountain biking, also known as off-road biking, is a great way to stay physically active while enjoying nature and exploring the outdoors.

2011-01-27 15:33:43

Researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital examined running-related injuries among children and adolescents 6 to 18 years old and found that an estimated 225,344 cases were treated in U.S. emergency departments from 1994 through 2007, for an average of more than 16,000 each year.

2010-08-25 10:37:00

Cost amounts to nearly $500 for each U.S. licensed driver in one year ATLANTA, Aug.

2010-08-19 07:07:00

WAYNE, N.J., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Babies"R"Us® today announced that it has expanded its partnership with the Home Safety Council, the only national nonprofit organization solely dedicated to preventing home-related injuries, to raise awareness about accidental infant and child injury.

2010-07-19 12:39:06

The jury is still out on the effectiveness of prevention programs for knee injuries in young athletes.

2010-05-10 12:30:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The late Charles Y. Warner, former senior engineer with Collision Safety Engineering, and David C. Viano, a principal of ProBiomechanics, LLC, have been awarded the SAE International Arnold W. Siegel International Transportation Safety Award.

2010-05-05 10:15:00

Families in the Tampa Bay area now have an easier way to keep their children safe in and around their home. TAMPA, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a first aid and CPR instructor, Jane Cook understands the important role prevention plays when it comes to safety.

2010-04-21 14:00:00

EDMONTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation invites members of the media to attend the inaugural CN Injury Prevention Lecture Series featuring Dr.

2010-04-13 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers today announced that it has joined Safe Kids USA and more than 40 other organizations in efforts to increase awareness and urge parents and caregivers to never leave a child alone in a vehicle.


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