Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/7/2006
Parents Key to Protecting Teen Drivers: Experts

Set limits on kids driving with friends or at night, pediatric group advises

12/6/2006
Health Tip: Healing a Fractured Tailbone

Here's how to stay comfortable

11/28/2006
Health Tip: Symptoms of a Herniated Disc

Back pain that may radiate down the legs

11/27/2006
Health Tip: Need Extra Vitamin C?

People who may have a deficiency

11/20/2006
Smoking Puts Brakes on Joint Injury Repair

Cigarette toxins interfere with cartilage cell growth, study finds

11/13/2006
Sports Chest Protectors Don't Fully Protect Young Hearts

Heart rhythm changes upon impact can still prove fatal, study finds

11/12/2006
Study Highlights Older Women's Bone Risk

Depression, lowered bone density boost odds for fracture

11/6/2006
School Bus Injuries Much More Common Than Thought

New numbers are two to three times higher than previous figures, study finds

11/2/2006
Health Tip: Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Including pain and numbness of the wrist and hand

10/30/2006
Many Seizure-Prone People Continue to Drive

Epilepsy can put drivers at high risk for crashes, study warns

10/29/2006
Falls Spell Health Danger for Elderly

But simple steps can keep fractures at bay, experts say

10/24/2006
Testosterone Could Keep Older Men From Falls

Low level of the hormone raised falling risk by 40%, study found

10/24/2006
Patient's Own Blood Cells Treat Tennis Elbow

Researchers harness the power of platelets to heal torn tendons

10/18/2006
Health Tip: Controlling a Nosebleed

Stay calm and sit down

10/17/2006
Health Tip: Walking With Crutches

Good posture helps keep your balance

10/14/2006
Proper Bicycle Fit Helps Avoid Pain, Injury

Improper saddle height, handlebar reach among most common misalignments for riders

10/13/2006
Female Sex Hormone Could Treat Brain Injury

Progesterone shows promise in clinical trial

10/13/2006
Health Tip: Recognizing Gangrene

When body tissue dies

10/13/2006
Health Tip: Prevent Cold Sores

Here's how to reduce your child's risk

10/13/2006
Soccer Players at Risk for Mouth, Face Injuries

Turkish study finds a fifth of cases are linked to the popular sport

10/12/2006
Health Tip: Safety in the Shower

Use bath mats and rails

10/12/2006
Health Tip: Prevent Bed Sores

Avoid sitting or lying in the same position for long periods

10/10/2006
Health Tip: High Heels May Hurt Your Back

Properly fitted low heels are preferred

10/10/2006
Gel Could Offer Instant Bleeding Control

A new compound may make surgery safer, hamster study suggests

10/9/2006
Health Tip: Hear a Pop in Your Knee?

You may have torn an ACL

10/6/2006
Car Safety Improvements May Not Be Working

Airbags and antilock brakes only make driver less cautious, study suggests

10/6/2006
PTSD Can Take Months to Strike Wounded Iraq and Afghanistan Vets

Finding may offer new insights into treating the emotional disorder

10/2/2006
Smoke Alarms With Mother's Voice Wake Kids Faster

Traditional tonal alerts less effective at rousing children from deep sleep, study finds

10/2/2006
Health Tip: Running Safety

Here's how to avoid injury

9/29/2006
Tennis Elbow Needs More Than a Shot in the Arm

Physiotherapy, rest beat corticosteroid injections, research shows

9/28/2006
U.S. High-School Athletes Suffering Fewer Injuries

Sports-linked woes have fallen by half in 10 years, study finds

9/22/2006
Health Tip: Rake Leaves Safely

Here's how to avoid injury

9/22/2006
Health Tip: Can Physical Therapy Help Your Child?

It can help improve many conditions

9/14/2006
U.S. Initiative Creates Wound Healing Centers

$13 million grant to develop better, faster injury repair

9/12/2006
Alzheimer's Drug Eases Brain Injury-Linked Memory Loss

Rivastigmine most effective in more serious cases, researchers say

9/12/2006
Boxing Delivers Lethal Blow to Brain Cells

Study of amateur pugilists suggests real damage

9/11/2006
U.S. Life Expectancy Tied to Race and Place

For example, Asian American women live decades longer than urban black males

9/5/2006
Health Tip: Broken Toe?

Here's what to do

9/4/2006
8/29/2006
Health Tip: Backpack Safety

Here's how to prevent injury

8/28/2006
Teens Injured on Job Highlight Safety Lapses

Study urges better training and standards to avoid potential dangers

8/28/2006
Health Tip: Lifting Safety

Suggestions to prevent back injury

8/25/2006
Health Tip: If There's Blood in Your Eye

It could be a broken blood vessel

8/24/2006
Botox Reduces Facial Scarring

It's the first such drug to do so, researchers say

8/19/2006
Knee Injury Can Spur Later Arthritis

A new study will look at ways of spotting who's at risk

8/18/2006
Sleep Apnea Raises Truckers' Crash Risk

More must be done to curb this highway hazard, researchers say

8/16/2006
More Money Equals Less Disability: Study

Income matters even within the middle class, researchers say

8/9/2006
Unsafe Gun Storage Endangering Teens

Parents focus on the risk to youngsters, not older children, study finds

8/9/2006
Health Tip: Help a Blister Heal

Protect it and keep it clean

8/7/2006
Shopping Carts Top List of Kids' Health Hazards

20,000 injured last year, child restraints urged