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  • Bicycling - BAM! - Be street smart. Ride on the right side of the road, moving with traffic, and obey all traffic signs and signals.
  • Bike Safety - Learn about bike riding safety tips.
  • Bullies - What is Bullying? - No matter what situation or form it comes in, bullying can make you feel depressed, hurt, and alone. This guide gives you all the basics of dealing with bullies.
  • Controlling Pests - Learn about controlling roaches in your home with these fun activities.
  • Cyberbullying - StopBullying.gov - Cyberbullying, which is sometimes referred to as online social cruelty or electronic bullying, can involve sending mean, vulgar, or threatening messages or images.
  • Death - When Someone You Love Dies - All living things, from plants to pets to people, die. It's a hard part of life and sometimes hard to understand why. It is important that you talk about how you feel.
  • Drinking Alcohol - Too Smart to Start - Find out why you should avoid alcohol and the difficulties it can cause.
  • Ebola - What Is Ebola? - Learn about this dangerous virus and why you should wash your hands.
  • Flu Shot - Who Needs a Flu Shot? - Like all vaccines, this one can protect you from a pretty awful illness.
  • Hand Washing - A Family Activity - Practice these good habits to stay healthy every day.
  • Hard Facts About Helmets - If you like activities that involve wheels, concrete or asphalt, then protect your brain by wearing a helmet.
  • News You Can Use - The news can be full of stories about bad things like tornadoes, disease threats and war. Learn tips on understanding just what it all really means.
  • Rabies Safety - Learn about rabies and how to protect your pet.
  • Stop Bullying .gov - Find out what bullying is and what you can do to stop it.
  • Sunburn - How to be Safe When You're in the Sun - If you're going to be out in the sun, especially on a hot day, you need to stay safe and not get sunburned.
  • Sun Proof - BAM! - It's key to get outside and get active - just make sure you're protected! You always need sun protection - it's just another part of your gear!
  • SunWise Kids - It's fun to play in the sun, but did you know that too much sun can be bad for you? If you ever had sunburn, you have felt some of the bad effects of too much sun and ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
  • Swimming - KidsHealth - Swimming is a lot of fun, but drowning is a real danger. Let's find out how to stay safe in the water.
  • Tox Town - Learn about dangerous chemicals and health risks you may encounter in everyday places.
  • Your Safety - Keep yourself safe with information on having the right gear, being water smart, wearing sun proof, and more.

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