Injury Health News

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Article Title
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

6/19/2006
Health Tip: Taking Care of a Cast

Keep it dry and clean

6/17/2006
From Hoops to Oops...

... Basketball tops list of injury-producing sports

6/16/2006
Get a Grip on Hand Injury

Experts offer tips on avoiding everyday dangers

6/16/2006
Citrus Juices Up Bone Health

Grapefruit, orange juice battled osteoporosis in rat study

6/16/2006
Experts Predict Hip-Fracture Epidemic

Better nutrition, treatment now could prevent global crisis, they say

6/14/2006
Youngsters Endangered by Falling TVs

Kids can suffer serious injury when sets tumble, study finds

6/8/2006
Salamander Study Focuses on Re-Growth of Injured Limbs

Someday, science might help humans do the same, researchers say

6/2/2006
Teen Hockey Players Risking Injury in Locker Room 'Game'

'Helmets and gloves' is prevalent and dangerous form of boxing, experts say

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