Injury Health News

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9/18/2009
Health Tip: Could It Be a Torn Rotator Cuff?

Here are basic warning signs

9/15/2009
Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes

When you need goggles

9/15/2009
Emergency Medical Transport By Air Carries Risks

Stabilization of patients before flight may prevent many adverse events, researchers say

9/15/2009
Not All Kids With Head Injuries Need Brain Scans

Screening could cut down on radiation exposure, researchers say

9/14/2009
3 NFL Stars to Donate Brain Tissue for Trauma Research

Program studies affects of repeated blows to the head

9/11/2009
Young People at High Risk of Death Worldwide

Teens in low- and middle-income countries fare the worst, statistics show

9/10/2009
Girl in Iconic Vietnam War Photo Brings Message of Hope

Kim Phuc, now 46, survived extensive napalm burns to help today's burn survivors

9/3/2009
High School Sports Put Players at Risk for Severe Injuries

More needs to be done to protect young knees, ankles and shoulders, researcher says

9/2/2009
Safety Should Be the Goal for Football Players

Good coaching, right equipment can prevent serious head and neck injuries, doctors say

8/28/2009
Scans Shed New Light on Concussions

Technology helps detect hidden brain damage, study shows

8/10/2009
Health Tip: Staying Safe on the Playground

Suggestions to prevent injury

8/3/2009
Crucial Finding Advances Spinal Cord Injury Research

Scientists guide axons to re-form nerve connections in rats

8/3/2009
Gym Class Injuries Up 150 Percent

Lack of movement skills increase the risk of trouble, expert says

7/28/2009
Blue Dye Halts Worsening Paralysis in Animal Study

Discovery could lead to new treatments for people with spine injuries

7/21/2009
Health Tip: Saying Yes to Yoga?

Follow these suggestions to prevent injury

7/14/2009
Repair ACL Injuries in Young Athletes Quickly

Postponing surgery can lead to more problems, study finds

7/14/2009
7/13/2009
Bathtub Accidents Injure 43,000 U.S. Kids Each Year

Manufacturers need to make tubs more slip-resistant, experts say

7/11/2009
Type of Knee Surgery Makes Difference in Football Career

Meniscus repair may cut playing time more than ACL reconstruction, findings show

7/10/2009
Shoulder Surgery Helps Athletes Get Back in the Game

Total joint replacement doesn't keep most people sidelined for long, study shows

7/6/2009
Health Tip: Wear a Helmet

If you're at risk of head injury

7/3/2009
Put Safety First on the 4th

Follow these tips to avoid fireworks hazards

7/2/2009
6/21/2009
Don't Get Lazy About Lawn-Mower Safety

Experts offer tips to avoid mowing-related hazards

6/9/2009
Computers Causing Injuries in the Home

Falling monitors, dangerous wires a growing risk, especially for kids, study shows

6/6/2009
Good Golf Form Can Improve Game and Prevent Pain

Experts offer tips to minimize golf-related injuries

6/4/2009
Researchers Detect Blood-Clotting Mechanism

Finding could help those with potentially deadly conditions

6/3/2009
Key to Wound-Healing May Be Explained in Fish Tail

Zebra fish release hydrogen peroxide to call white blood cells to injury site, research shows

6/3/2009
Too Many Bouncers Make Trampolines More Dangerous

Adults jumping with kids increases the children's risk of injury, doctors warn

6/1/2009
1 in 3 U.S. Kids Lack Nearby Trauma Care

Over 17 million are an hour or more away from quality treatment, report finds

5/26/2009
Inner Ear Dysfunction Puts Older Adults at Risk of Falls

After 40, dizziness makes them 12 times more likely to suffer serious injury, study finds

5/22/2009
Binge-Drinking Collegians at High Risk for Injuries

Mix in a thrill-seeking personality, and they're much more likely to be hurt than peers, study says

5/17/2009
Beware of Dog Bites

Experts offer advice on how to avoid being attacked

5/2/2009
Obese Children More Likely to Suffer Lower Body Injuries

Stress on muscle, bone behind severity of damage, longer recovery, study finds

4/23/2009
Safety Measures Urged for Tree-Care Workers

CDC report finds an average of 80 die each year while trimming trees

4/13/2009
Hazardous Falls Don't Have to Happen

Experts offer seniors tips on avoiding harmful tumbles

4/13/2009
4/12/2009
A Winning Strategy to Beat Spring Sporting Injuries

Podiatrists suggest proper shoes, warm-up routine can prevent most common foot and ankle problems

4/10/2009
Medication May Improve Scar Healing

Juvista scores well for skin appearance in 3 trials

4/7/2009
Home-Based Program Extends Seniors' Lives

Combo of physical therapy, household changes added 3.5 years on average, study found

3/29/2009
Tips to Avoid Spring Cleaning Mishaps

Whether inside or out, projects require care and caution

3/19/2009
Natasha Richardson Died From Head Trauma: Autopsy

'Epidural hematoma' is a blood clot between the brain and the skull

3/18/2009
Brain Hemorrhage Might Explain Natasha Richardson's Death

Symptoms can take time to progress and cause irreversible damage, doctors say

3/18/2009
Health Tip: Lifting Safety for Caregivers

Suggestions to avoid injury

3/16/2009
Taser Stun Guns Can Cause Brain Injury

Case of an injured policeman outlines the danger, researchers say

3/10/2009
Shootings Linked to Alcohol-to-Go Outlets, Study Finds

Tighter controls are urged to help reduce urban violence

3/8/2009
Dog Bite Risk for Kids Greatest in Summer

Family pets caused 27% of injuries; Pit bulls most often involved in attacks, study finds

3/4/2009
Supreme Court Rejects Limits on Drug-Injury Lawsuits

Case involved Vermont musician who lost her arm to anti-nausea drug

3/2/2009
Health Tip: Protect Your Muscles

Conditions that raise your risk for strain and injury

2/28/2009
Travel Safety Can Be a Passport to Good Health

Just because it's a resort, doesn't mean precautions should be abandoned, experts note