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5 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Stay Injury-free This Season

Of the 30 million American youth athletes that participate in extracurricular sports, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimates that some 3.5 million kids ages 14 and under annually seek medical attention due to some sort of sports injury. There’s always a risk of injury when it comes to any sort of physical activity – that’s just a fact of playing sports – but the good news is that there’s a lot that parents can do to ensure their children stay as safe as possible. With a new school year fast arriving and kids rejoining their various fall sports teams to prepare for the upcoming season, now is as good of a time as ever to review some of these safety strategies and tips:

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Healthcare Costs

Co-pays and deductibles eat up plenty of cash every year. Even if you have good insurance, you’re probably paying more for medical expenses than you’d like to. The unfortunate truth is that healthcare in the United States is more expensive than anywhere else in the world. The good news is that it’s possible to shave some of the cost of healthcare—and we have five ways to get started.

5 Tips for Better Sleep in the Summer

For the third night in a row, you’re wide awake in bed. During the past two hours, you’ve tossed and turned, checked your phone, and even resorted to counting sheep. This is a frustrating situation and a very common one in the summer months. Longer daylight and toasty temps keep many people from reaching a full night’s sleep. Bring your circadian rhythm back on track with these five summer sleep tips.