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A woman lying on a table using a band to do leg stretches while a male physical therapist looks on. (Photo: Getty Images)

Proactive Prevention

Consider Physical Therapy Before Injures Both professional and amateur athletes often end up in physical therapy after an injury. But recently, there has been a shift toward proactive physical therapy, as it can help correct imbalances to prevent injury and improve athletic
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Two children are injured in stroller accidents every 2 hours in the U.S., a study has found. (Photo: Baby Centre)

Stroller Safety

2 Children Injured Every Hour in Strollers Although strollers and carriers are typically used to safely transport children, injuries do occur while using them. A study conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy of the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s
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A study by researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston found women on the birth control pill are less likely to suffer ACL injuries. (Photo: The Soccer Mom Manual)

Birth Control Benefits

Birth Control Pill May Lessen ACL Injuries Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have found that women who take the birth control pill, which lessens and stabilizes estrogen levels, were less likely to suffer serious knee injuries, according to an
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