Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/1/2006
Seniors Can Beat Injury This Winter

Hazards do rise, but a few easy steps can keep elderly safe this season

12/25/2005
Safety Can Be the Best Present

Yuletide is prime time for injury, but simple tips can help

12/18/2005
Smart Holiday Shoppers Select Safe Toys

Simple precautions can help parents keep their children from harm

12/16/2005
Robotic Treadmill Helps Partially Paralyzed

Guided walking seems to retrain brain's movement center, study finds

12/13/2005
12/13/2005
Health Tip: Tailbone Trauma Is Where it Really Hurts

Avoid the injury by wearing slip-resistant shoes

12/12/2005
Health Tip: 'Horse' Got Your Leg?

Stretch and massage to comfort a charley horse

12/5/2005
Backpacks A Heavy Burden for Kids

Most are shouldering far too much weight for safety, researchers say

12/5/2005
Marital Squabbles Can Harm Your Health

Conflict-related stress damages wound-healing ability, study finds

12/5/2005
Health Tip: Home Remedies for Finger Injuries

See a doctor if the injury involves a joint or doesn't heal

12/4/2005
'Tis the Season to Keep Pets Safe

Dogs and cats face special hazards, so follow these tips

12/3/2005
Watch Out for Winter Injury

Perhaps the biggest hazard: shovelling snow

12/1/2005
Health Tip: Skateboard Safely

Protect your wrists, ankles and head

11/30/2005
Go-Carts May Speed Kids Toward Injury

They aren't toys, research on accidents shows

11/30/2005
Health Tip: Wear a Helmet

On the field or bike path, it can prevent serious injury

11/29/2005
Health Tip: Keep That Cast Intact

Wet or dirty fingers can prevent injured bones from healing properly

11/29/2005
Health Tip: Don't Be Shocked

Suggestions to prevent electrical injuries

11/28/2005
Health Tip: Snowboard Safely

Always use wrist guards and a helmet

11/22/2005
Health Tip: Protect Your Mouth

Athletes, make sure your mouthguard fits

11/21/2005
Many Docs Don't Document Domestic Violence

Almost one-third make no record of patient's complaint, study finds

11/20/2005
Give Back Strain a Holiday

Tips on staying injury-free from now till New Year's

11/18/2005
Health Tip: If You Need a Walker

Here's how to use one safely

11/8/2005
Child ATV Injuries On the Increase

U.S. study finds a three-year surge in all-terrain vehicle-related trauma

11/8/2005
Pediatrician Counseling Boosts Gun Safety at Home

Parents more likely to lock up firearms after brief intervention, study found

11/4/2005
Health Tip: Stretch Your Back

It's a great way to avoid injury

11/3/2005
Health Tip: Treating Splinters at Home

Here's what parents can do

11/3/2005
Hockey Body Checks Not So Hazardous

Rough contact causes only small fraction of injuries in young players, study finds

10/20/2005
Health Tip: Stay Safe in Your Yard

Avoid injury while cleaning your property

10/9/2005
CDC Offers Free Concussion Kit for Coaches, Teens

Multimedia toolkit should help prevent, identify these dangerous injuries

10/7/2005
Brackish Waters May Pose Infection Risk: Study

Vibrio bacteria can enter a wound, possibly leading to amputation, even death

10/7/2005
10/6/2005
Some U.S. Soldiers Battle Drug-Resistant Bug in Iraq

Acinetobacter baumannii has infected more than 250 patients, mostly troops, study finds

10/5/2005
9/30/2005
Elderly Diabetics at Double the Risk of Falling

Diabetes a prime risk factor for these debilitating events, study finds

9/26/2005
When Red Sox Are Hot, ER Visits Cool

Sick or injured fans put troubles on hold to watch the game, study suggests

9/23/2005
X-Rays Can Miss Spinal Damage

Study finds additional, hidden trouble in 36 percent of injuries

9/23/2005
In Iraq, Skilled Hands Are Saving Soldiers' Lives

A head-and-neck surgeon recounts caring for the wounded

9/15/2005
Violence Can Change Teens' Physiology

Cardiovascular stress 'numbing effect' seen in those most exposed

9/13/2005
Genes Play Key Role in Elderly Fracture Risk

Heredity especially important to first fracture in 60s, 70s, study finds

9/13/2005
U.S. Death Trends Show Successes, Failures

Big gains against heart disease, but diabetes, COPD deaths are rising, report finds

9/2/2005
Inflammation Clues Might Help Treat Trauma

Serious injury sparks changes in thousands of genes, study shows

8/29/2005
Back-To-School Backpack Basics

Experts tell parents to teach children proper backpack use

8/26/2005
Youth Is No Shield Against Sport Injuries

As more kids play competitive sports, care must be taken to ensure safety, experts say

8/24/2005
Health Tip: Making Your Bathroom Fall-Proof

Elderly are especially prone

8/23/2005
Health Tip: Treating a Deep Cut

It may require emergency care

8/18/2005
Health Tip: Safe Use of Baby Strollers

Always use the restraints

8/17/2005
Working Overtime Raises Injury, Illness Risk

Study found 12-hour days boosted the odds by more than a third

8/12/2005
Liquid Detergent Tablets a Danger to Kids

Sold in Europe, they can burst and splash into eyes

8/11/2005
Custody Rulings Often Ignore History of Domestic Violence

Doing so can put children in danger, researchers warn

8/2/2005
Mentally Ill Often Victims of Violent Crime

Study found the rate was 12 times that of general population