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Stress Fractures in Young Athletes

Young athletes must compensate for still-growing bones, tendons, and muscles, and sometimes sports injuries occur. The most common is an overuse injury such as a stress fracture. Playing sports year-round without time off doesn't give young bodies much chance to rest and recover.

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How to Make the Move from Crib to Bed

Sooner or later your child will simply be too big for his or her crib. Most children will move to a bed by age 2.

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Watch that Backpack Load

When your children act as if they are carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders, maybe you should check their backpacks. Overloaded packs can put stress on muscles and soft tissues.

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5 Home Safety Threats You Might Overlook

You're a careful parent who steers children away from things that could harm them. So, for safety's sake, look through your home often. Keep an eye out for not-so-obvious hazards, like window blinds and household chemicals.

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