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Inactive teens develop lazy bones, study finds

Inactive teens have weaker bones than those who are physically active, according to a new study.

Concussion Rules for Young Athletes Often Ignored

Research finds that the majority of young athletes return to sports the same day as a concussion.

Return of Concussion Symptoms in Kids Normal for Recovery

A study shows it's common for children to experience symptoms when returning to daily activities after a mild concussion.

Trampoline parks are showing a jump in injuries

Injuries at trampoline parks have increased significantly since 2010.

Is Flag Football a Safer Alternative to Tackle?

Flag football is presented as a safer alternative to tackle football, but is it actually safer?

Fastballs Increase Odds of Elbow Injury

Fastball pitches put more stress on the elbow increasing injury and leading to Tommy John surgery.

Is your child's achy back more than just growing pains?

It's becoming more common for children to seek medical care for back pain. Know what to look for and when to call the doctor.

Hoverboard related falls spike for the holidays

Hoverboards are landing children and parents in the emergency rooms.

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