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Ice hockey players should dress in layers, use the proper equipment and wear helmets to avoid injuries. (Photo: angel-beil/Instagram)

Weekend Warriors

Training Helps Avoid Winter Sports Injuries Watching Olympic athletes zoom down the slopes or tear up the rink can inspire you to get involved in winter sports. But when you strap on skis or lace up skates, it is important to remember that you have not trained like an Olympian,
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Newborns should sleep alone on their backs with nothing else in their cribs to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. (Photo: freestocks-photos/Pixabay)Newborns should sleep alone on their backs with nothing else in their cribs to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. (Photo: freestocks-photos/Pixabay)

Safe Sleep

Unsafe Infant Sleep Practices Persist When the weather is cold and the nights are long, new parents can be tempted to put extra blankets in a crib or bring their infant into bed with them. Both practices can lead to death for children under a year old, who do not have the ability
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The blacklegged deer tick can cause Lyme disease. (Photo: Penn State)

Lyme Disease

Tips for Avoiding Ticks and Lyme Disease When a mosquito decides to dine on your blood, you typically know it – there’s pain, itch and annoyance. Ticks, on the other hand, take a stealthier approach. They often burrow into hard-to-spot areas and hanging around for hours or days
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