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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
http://www.aaos.org
The AAOS provides information for the public on sports safety, and bone, joint, muscle, ligament and tendon injuries or conditions.

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
http://www.mda.org
The MDA offers news and information about neuromuscular diseases, MDA research, and services for adults and children with neuromuscular diseases and their families. Call: (800) 572-1717

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
http://www.niams.nih.gov/
This Web site provides the latest information about the treatment and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases.

Arthritis Foundation
http://www.arthritis.org
The mission of this group is to support research to find the cure for and prevention of arthritis and to improve the quality of life for those affected by arthritis.

The National Osteoporosis Foundation
http://www.nof.org
This site educates the public about osteoporosis, prevention, and news and stories affecting bone health.

American College of Sports Medicine
http://www.acsm.org
This site has tips on staying safe while playing sports and exercising.

National Youth Sports Safety Foundation
http://www.nyssf.org
This organization offers a newsletter with helpful safety tips and facts about sports injury prevention.

Milk Matters: Calcium Education from the National Institutes of Health
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/milk/
Milk Matters is a public health education campaign launched by the National Institutes of Health to promote calcium consumption among tweens and teens, especially during the ages of 11 to 15, a time of critical bone growth.

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