Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

2/25/2009
Genes May Help Drive Rotator Cuff Injury

The risk is higher if even distant relatives have suffered such problems, study finds

2/23/2009
Head Injury While Young Ups Epilepsy Risk

But treatment can prevent the illness from emerging, Danish researchers say

2/20/2009
Adapting Gait May Help Elderly Avoid Falls

Volunteers trained on moveable platform kept better balance in a slippery situation

2/20/2009
1 in 10 Ex-NFL Players Used Steroids, Poll Reports

Finding comes from confidential survey in research that highlights drugs' damage to long-term health

2/19/2009
Obesity, Lack of Insurance Take Toll on Young Americans

CDC annual report on nation's health focuses on those aged 18 to 29

2/16/2009
Health Tip: Scuba Diving Safety

Know the risks before you dive in

2/11/2009
Tuba Spells Trouble for Young Musician

Too much air pressure caused rare problem with salivary gland

2/2/2009
Quick Orthopedic Repair Can Save Young Shoulders

Arthroscopic surgery for athletes greatly reduces risk of recurring injury, study says

1/29/2009
Old Tech Helps Soldiers With New Wound Infection

Antibiotic-laced bone cement cuts complications that could cost them a limb

1/28/2009
Concussion's Effects May Linger for Decades

Attention, memory, physical processes affected 30 years later, study finds

1/26/2009
HS Sports Shoulder Injuries More Likely in Boys

Player-to-player contact in competition behind almost 60% of cases, study finds

1/25/2009
Oh-So-Cold Temperatures Plague Older People

Metabolism and other body changes exacerbate wintertime issues

1/22/2009
Certain Facial Injuries Point to Domestic Violence

Broken jaws, cheekbones a hint for doctors to get help for victim, researcher says