Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

8/3/2006
Blood Clot Threads Are Nature's Most Stretchable: Study

Fibrin fibers could be pulled more than four times their length before they broke

8/1/2006
Iraq War Vets Having Some Mental Difficulties

Study finds effects on attention, verbal learning, memory

7/29/2006
Summer Sports Without the Sprains

Stretching, warming up, and knowing when to stop can chase injuries

7/26/2006
Paralyzed Patients Can Need Heart Pacing Help

Spinal cord injuries at the neck can slow cardiac function, researchers say

7/26/2006
Study Casts Doubt on NSAID Use After Brain Injury

Injured rats given ibuprofen showed signs of cognitive decline

7/20/2006
Medication Errors Injure 1.5 Million Americans a Year

Mistakes cost more than $3.5 billion annually, government report says

7/18/2006
Today's Air Bags Less Dangerous: Study

They help prevent crash-related deaths but pose little threat to smaller passengers

7/18/2006
Bacteria Enzyme May Help Regrow Spinal Cords

Sialidase proves effective in injured rats, researchers report

7/4/2006
Doctors Probe 'Miracle' Rebirth of a Long-Dormant Mind

Find new scientific reasons for a man's recovery after 20 years in a 'minimally conscious' state

7/3/2006
When Fireworks Injure, It's Kids Who Pay the Price

Approximately 85,800 children were hurt between 1990 and 2003, study finds

7/2/2006
Think Safety First on the Fourth

Fireworks injuries are an unwanted part of Independence Day celebrations

7/2/2006
Stay Safe When Lightning Strikes

Summer is busiest storm season, experts warn

6/30/2006
More Bars Mean More Assaults

The greater the neighborhood outlets selling alcohol, the more violence, study finds

6/29/2006
Magnetic Therapy May Help Stroke Recovery

Pulses into the brain improved motor function in small study

6/29/2006
Driving While on Cell Phone Worse Than Driving While Drunk

And researchers found no difference between hand-held or hands-free models

6/25/2006
A Run on the Beach Can Bring Misery

Soft sand is no friend to joints, experts warn

6/23/2006
Many Sleepy Motorists Keep on Driving

Study shows they habitually drive drowsy, despite the danger

6/22/2006
Ticketing Changes Could Raise Seat Belt Use Among Blacks

When laws change, racial differences in buckling up disappear, study finds