Safety & Prevention Topics

Many injuries can be avoided by taking preventive steps at home, on the road, and when you're at play.

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Keeping Your Back Healthy

Back pain is one of the most common health problems today. In fact, most people experience back pain at some point in their lives. Normal aging and some physically demanding occupations often cause discs to wear out. Bad posture and poor movement patterns can speed up the process.

Kids and Swimming Safety Quiz

When the weather warms up, you may start to think about taking your kids to the pool or beach. How's your swimming safety knowledge?

Mammogram

A mammogram is an X-ray of the breasts used either to screen for or diagnose breast cancer. A screening mammogram is done for women who have no symptoms but are at risk for breast cancer. This video tells you what to expect when you have a mammogram.

Motor Vehicle Safety Overview

Detailed information on motor vehicle safety, including installing and using child safety seats and booster seats

Pedestrian Safety for Children

Children are at higher risk for pedestrian injury and death because they often don't understand traffic rules or the danger that vehicles pose. In addition, parents and caregivers often overestimate a child's traffic skills. Read on to learn how to keep your child safe.

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Prevent Injury Around Barbecue Grills

Because barbecue grills are operated in a casual, relaxed atmosphere, they tend to be taken for granted. And that can lead to serious injury.

Preventing Falls

Falls are the most common cause of injury visits to the emergency room for young children. Falls cause more open wounds, fractures, and brain injuries than any other cause. Read on to learn about safety steps you can take to prevent a fall for your child.

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Preventing Household Poisonings

Here are tips to help prevent poisoning in your home.

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Protect Your Hearing on the Job

Understand what kind of noise level is dangerously high on the job—and how best to protect your hearing.

Safe Driving Tips for Parents

Safety comes first when driving, especially with a child on board. That means doing more than making sure you have the proper car seat for your child.