Injury Health News

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12/6/2017
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10/25/2017
A Boy, Two Magnets -- and a Trip to the ER

He inserted one in each nostril, with disastrous results

10/25/2017
Hockey Study Suggests Injured Kids Sent Back on the Ice Too Soon

Brain changes persist at least 3 months after kids' concussions, study finds

10/24/2017
Can Gun Shows Trigger Gun Violence?

Study found unregulated ones in Nevada linked to spikes in shootings in California

10/22/2017
Creepy Creatures Can Be Medical Marvels, Too

How modern medicine uses leeches, snakes, maggots and more to save lives

10/2/2017
U.S. Gun Injuries Nearing $3 Billion in ER, Hospital Costs

Nine out of 10 injured were male, study reports

10/1/2017
Overuse Injuries Don't Impact Young Football Players

Data on youth and high school competitors show minimal amounts

9/29/2017
Health Tip: Help Prevent Sports Injuries

Suggestions for staying fit

9/26/2017
20 Percent of U.S. Teens May Have Had a Concussion

Contact sports is a leading reason why, study contends

9/21/2017
Tackle Football and Young Brains

Playing tackle football before the age of 12 may increase the risk of depression later in life, new study finds

9/19/2017
Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs

Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

9/19/2017
Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' Guns

'Bullets' bought online may be contributing to ocular injuries

9/15/2017
Joining Your Kid on That Playground Slide? Think Again

It seems like fun but can be a quick trip to a broken limb, study authors warn

9/15/2017
Golf Carts' Use Is Spreading, and So Is Danger to Kids

Study of more than 100 kids treated at trauma centers reveals serious injuries

9/11/2017
State Laws Curb Kids' Injuries Tied to Off-Road Vehicles

In Massachusetts, ER visits down as much as 50 percent, study found

9/10/2017
Football Fans Still Loyal Despite Concerns About Players' Brains

8 in 10 believe the sport causes long-term damage: survey

9/8/2017
Florida Braces for Irma's Onslaught

Officials offer advice on ways to prepare for the dangerous hurricane

8/25/2017
As Hurricane Harvey Targets Texas, Tips to Protect Yourself

Forecasters say it could be worst such U.S. storm in a decade

8/24/2017
Land Mines Being Replaced by More Deadly Explosive Devices: Study

IED victims lose multiple limbs, suffer more genital injuries

8/21/2017
Get Ready, Safely, for the Great American Eclipse

Wearing eye protection is essential, vision experts warn

8/8/2017
Study Tests Sound Waves to Monitor Pressure Inside the Skull

Noninvasive experiment aims to reduce risk of brain damage, bleeding and infection

8/3/2017
Combined MRI Might Help Predict Brain Damage in Boxers

Pro fighters, like football players, are at risk of mental impairment

7/26/2017
Football and Brain Disease

Degenerative brain disease may be related to participation in football, even in high school, new study finds

7/20/2017
Oxygen Therapy Revives Brain of Toddler Who Nearly Drowned

Shrunken areas of brain tissue actually re-grew after treatment, doctor says

7/20/2017
7/19/2017
7/13/2017
Boxers, MMA Fighters May Face Long-Term Harm to Brain: Study

Researchers find head injuries from fighting cause brain changes that might spur troubles later in life

6/29/2017
Concussion in High School Doesn't Boost Depression Risk: Study

And another study found no long-term decline in quality of life after these head injuries

6/16/2017
Helmets for Motorcyclists a No Brainer: Study

Skull and facial injuries much more likely without head protection

6/12/2017
A Monkey's 'Smile' May Not Be Sweet

People who thought the animals were grinning or blowing kisses often got bitten, researchers say

6/7/2017
Teen Boys Treated for Assault Often Want Mental Health Care, Too

Support can help adolescents recover and get back to school, researcher says

5/29/2017
5/19/2017
ERs May Need to Rethink Opioid Prescription Practices

States should limit the number of days these drugs can be given, study suggests

5/16/2017
Playgrounds Aren't Always All Fun and Games

Fortunately, there are ways to prevent injuries to children, ER doc says

5/13/2017
Don't Let Your Garden Get You Down

Yard work relieves stress but can wreak havoc on muscles and joints unless you protect yourself

5/10/2017
Too Many Parents Say No to Helmets for Kids on Wheels

Use of safety gear lags despite thousands of visits to U.S. hospitals each week, survey finds

5/8/2017
Hear This! Keep Cotton Swabs Out of Kids' Ears

An estimated 12,500 U.S. children are injured every year after cleaning mishaps, researchers say

5/4/2017
Guns Send About 16 U.S. Kids to the Hospital Every Day

Many of those injuries are accidental, study finds