Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
5/31/2006
Be On Guard Against Dog Bites

Experts offer tips that could prevent serious injury

5/27/2006
New Moms Should Baby Their Hands

Hand, wrist strain is common, but simple tips can help

5/24/2006
Health Tip: Does Your Child Need Stitches?

Suggestions on when to take your kid to the doctor

5/20/2006
Frat, Sorority Members at High Alcohol-Linked Injury Risk

They're five times more likely to suffer serious falls than other students, study finds

5/18/2006
Health Tip: Healing From Tendonitis

Rest is the best medicine

5/17/2006
Health Tip: Avoiding a Hernia

Heavy lifting is a common cause

5/16/2006
Health Tip: Prevent Osteoporosis

Start taking care of your bones

5/16/2006
5/9/2006
U.S. Hospital Bill for Alcohol Abuse: $2 Billion

Study finds 210,000 Americans received care in 2003 linked to problem drinking

5/2/2006
Don't Think Kids Can Get at Household Guns? Think Again

Study shows parents are often wrong when they think children are safe

5/1/2006
Health Tip: Choosing a Nursing Home

How to find the right one

5/1/2006
Infant Safety Devices Underused

Many doctors aren't urging parents to use baby gates, bath thermometers, study finds

4/28/2006
Forearm Support May Cut Computer Injuries

Study finds device reduced upper body pain and disorders

4/28/2006
White Blood Cell Response Worsens Joint Injuries

Drugs that inhibit these cells might aid healing, researchers say

4/27/2006
Blood Test Predicts Brain Injury Outcome

Low magnesium points to worse prognosis, researchers find

4/27/2006
New Approach May Boost Spinal Cord Repair

In rats, transplanting 'support cells' worked better than using stem cells alone

4/27/2006
Health Tip: Rotator Cuff Tear

Shoulder pain and reduced mobility are most common symptoms

4/26/2006
Hemoglobin Solution Could Limit Brain Injury

Studies with pigs suggest it stems secondary damage

4/25/2006
Health Tip: If You Have a Concussion

Try to avoid additional injury

4/24/2006
Skull Study Proves Bike Helmets Work

Dropped or hit hard, helmeted skulls didn't crack under pressure, researchers say

4/19/2006
Cornea Scratches Don't Need Eye Patches

In fact, the 'pirate' look may impede healing, study finds

4/19/2006
Lawn Mower Injuries on the Rise

Older people and children at greatest risk, study finds

4/17/2006
Health Tip: Preventing Falls

Keeping the elderly on their feet

4/14/2006
This Spring, Don't Fall

Cleaning can bring tumbles, sprains, but simple precautions can help

4/14/2006
Timely Tricks Save Knocked-Out Teeth

Keep it in its socket, then rush to endodontist, experts advise

4/11/2006
Whiplash Doesn't Throw Rodeo Cowboys

Their recovery time is half that of non-riders, study finds

4/10/2006
U.S. Job Injury Stats Miss Most Cases: Study

Nearly two-thirds of work-related woes aren't reported, researchers say

4/10/2006
Health Tip: Rollerblading Safety

Wear protective gear, and take some lessons

4/7/2006
Techniques Push Stem Cells to Repair Damaged Nerves

Potential breakthroughs from marrow transplants and seaweed

4/7/2006
Chest Protectors Don't Protect Young Athletes

Catchers, goalies at risk of fatal blow to heart, study says

4/6/2006
Blocking Carbon Monoxide Could Stem Bleeding

Rat study may open door to better trauma victim care

4/4/2006
Health Tip: If You Have an Ankle Sprain

Call your doctor, and avoid walking on the injury

4/3/2006
Too Few Car Seats For America's Obese Kids

Study uncovers dangerous shortfall as children's weight rises

4/2/2006
Score a Point for Kids' Sports Safety

Spring is perfect time to brush up on injury prevention

3/30/2006
Impaired Thinking Boosts Elderly Falling Risk

Cognition may be key to safe walking, study shows

3/24/2006
ACL Tears Bring Women Long-Term Bone Loss

Study found persistent deficits years after surgery

3/24/2006
Whites More Likely to Die in Car Crashes

They're at 50% higher risk, and researchers don't know why

3/23/2006
Ankle Fracture Surgery Helps All Ages

Older patients fared well, but may need more intensive rehab, experts say

3/22/2006
Heat, Rain Boost ER Admissions

But icy streets don't make a difference, study finds

3/10/2006
Workers, Keep an Eye on Safety

On-the-job injuries bring vision loss, even blindness, study shows

3/10/2006
Bad Neighborhoods May Be Disabling

Dirty, noisy surroundings triple risk for disability, study finds

3/6/2006
Postpone Family Dog Until Kids Are School-Age: Experts

Study finds the bulk of bites occur among infants, toddlers

3/1/2006
'Spare Tire' Might Protect Men During Car Accident

A little extra weight may act as padding, study finds -- but only for men

2/28/2006
Rehab Helps Partially Paralyzed Walk Again

Two very different programs work equally well, study finds

2/26/2006
Avoid Olympic-Sized Sports Injury

Proper conditioning, training key to safe winter fun, expert says

2/25/2006
Watch Out for Winter Health Woes

Experts offer tips to safeguard elderly this season

2/24/2006
Health Tip: Seniors Who Exercise

Here's how to prevent injury

2/21/2006
Helmets Make Sense for Skiers, Snowboarders

Study finds 60 percent drop in head injury risk for those using protection

2/20/2006
Poor Suffer Most When Natural Disaster Strikes

South Asian tsunami, Katrina highlight their vulnerability, scientists say

2/20/2006
Many Elderly Women Going Without Bone Density Tests

Study finds low rates of screening despite their high risk of fracture