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2011-09-16 22:00:00

With kids spending lots of time outdoors, participating in leagues, and toting around heavy backpacks all day, strains, sprains, muscle pulls, and other mishaps are sure to follow.

2011-08-24 13:00:00

CastCoverZ!, leader in cast covers and orthopedic gear, states that although playground accidents are leading cause of injury for school-aged children, playground accidents and trips to the ER

2011-08-13 00:00:32

Military base community playgrounds are a great way to create a child-friendly environment that allows families to reconnect.

2011-08-02 07:30:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In reporting that about 17% of children and adolescents are obese, the Centers for Disease Control notes that the lack of safe, appealing places for kids to play or be active is a major problem in many communities.

2011-07-20 09:09:00

CANYON LAKE, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Impressive results of a Florida elementary school's three-year effort to combat childhood obesity through increased physical activity were recently published by the National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO).

2011-07-19 09:00:00

Medical Association Takes Award for Leaving the Legacy of a Playground in San Diego ROSEMONT, Ill., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, in a special ceremony at the White House, representatives from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) accepted the U.S.

2011-07-12 08:00:00

New app helps people find and rate playgrounds across the country WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children and families need a great place to play within walking distance and finding that playground just became significantly easier.


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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'