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Is CrossFit safe for kids?

Laurel Blakemore, MD, discusses the health benefits and the dangers associated with CrossFit.

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Youth sports: how parents can make or break the experience

Even if your child isn’t super athletic, he or she can still participate in activities like jogging, rock climbing or biking and reap the benefits of regular exercise.

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10 questions to ask your child’s coach about head safety

Concussion specialist Gerard Gioia shares 10 questions parents should ask their child’s coaches and sports organizations about head safety.

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Wintertime tips for keeping kids safe and injury-free

Despite the risk for injury, physical activity in the wintertime is important for a child’s overall health and the strength of their bones.

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Do we need heart screenings for youth sports?

Pre-sports ECG screenings may detect serious heart abnormalities, but they also may increase false alarms.