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When students spend more time in physical activities, they are more likely to succeed academically, study finds.

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What do you think of when we say therapy? Do you think of playing a video game, making crafts, or painting a picture? You might if you’ve ever experienced recreational therapy! The American Therape…

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It’s all fun and games until somebody ends up in the hospital. This list spotlights the recreational sports that are more common to all Americans—the more popular a sport is, the more players it will have, and thus a higher potential for injury.

Hydropower projects borrow water from rivers to create electricity, but while that water is impounded in reservoirs and forced into high pressure tubes, it

Unintentional Drowning: Get the Facts
How big is the problem
From 2005-2014, there were an average of 3,536 fatal unintentional drownings (non-boating related) annually in the United States — about ten deaths per day.1 An additional 332 people died each year from drowning in boating-related incidents.2
About one in five people who die from drowning are children 14 and younger.1 For every child who dies from…

The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) is an assistance program of the Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The RTP provides funds to the States to develop and maintain recreational trails and trail-related facilities for both nonmotorized and motorized recreational trail uses
Data collection and validation for the RTP database is an on-going effort. Data will be regularly entered into the database as it is received…

White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Thursday suggested the Trump administration will step up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana.

Starting Wednesday, the sale of recreational marijuana begins in Canada following a law passed over the summer. The law says anyone in Canada over the age

California, the first state to legalize medical marijuana 20 years ago, will vote in November on whether to legalize recreational use for people over the age of 21. With 39 million residents and the world’s 6th-largest economy, California’s status could resonate throughout the country. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Mike Taibbi reports.

Trump pledged to respect states' rights on marijuana during his campaign. This may signal a reversal on that promise.

Learn more about the new free online training for health care providers
Falls Are Serious and Costly
One out of five falls causes a serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury.3,4
Each year, 2.8 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries.5
Over 800,000 patients a year are hospitalized because of a fall injury, most often because of a head injury or hip fracture.5
Each year at least 300,000 older people are hospitalized for hip fractures.6
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Locally caught Dungeness crab is headed for Bay Area tables soon, following the virtual shutdown of last year's crab season due to unsafe levels of the neurotoxin domoic acid. The California Departmen

Tips to Prevent Poisonings
Safety Tips for You, Your Family, and Friends
Unless noted, the safety tips below were adapted from the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ poison prevention tips for children and adults
Drugs and Medicines
Only take prescription medications that are prescribed to you by a healthcare professional. Misusing or abusing prescription or over-the-counter medications is not a “safe” alternative to illicit substance…

Experience Your America! Welcome to America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass, produced by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), partnering with the National Park Service (NPS), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Bureau of Reclamations (USBR), the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), and the USDA Forest Service (FS).

NOAA's Office of Coast Survey, the nation's nautical chartmaker, provides a suite of products to help make maritime transportation safe for all users. These products, while keeping commerce safely moving through our nation's waterways and ports, provide valuable information to the recreational boating community as well. Explore the free NOAA nautical products available to help make your next trip an enjoyable one.