Injury Health News

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10/10/2016
A Guide to Coping With Corns and Calluses

Common foot problem can be unsightly, painful and, for some people, dangerous, doctors say

10/6/2016
Older Surgery Patients Should Be Screened for Frailty: Study

Warning signs such as exhaustion increase the risk for bad outcomes, researchers find

9/23/2016
Can Brain 'Pacemaker' Improve Lives of Head Trauma Patients?

Deep brain stimulation appears to boost function and quality of life, small study finds

9/22/2016
Falls a Growing and Deadly Threat for Older Americans

They cause millions of injuries and soaring health care costs, CDC report shows

9/12/2016
Rate of Youth Soccer Injuries More Than Doubled in 25 Years

Concussion rate jumped almost 1,600 percent in same time period, study found

9/8/2016
The Football Injuries Most Likely to End an NFL Career

Study found tendon, ligament troubles are hardest to recover from

9/8/2016
Concussion Video Kicks Off NFL Season

Sent to every player, it describes return-to-play rules and how to recognize when to seek help

9/8/2016
9/7/2016
Football Injuries That Can Kill Careers

These NFL injuries affect performance on the field the most, according to new study

9/5/2016
Few Young U.S. Burn Patients Transferred to Specialized Centers

Researchers call for clearer guidelines on treatment, follow-up

9/1/2016
Injury Risk Spikes While Cancer Patients Seek Diagnosis: Study

Researchers urge greater prevention of medical and drug therapy complications, accidents and self-harm

8/29/2016
People With Implanted Defibrillators at Higher Car Accident Risk

Danish study finds 51 percent greater odds, but absolute risk of a crash remains low

8/29/2016
Risks Spike If Young Athletes Specialize Too Soon

Pediatricians' group suggests kids play multiple sports

8/19/2016
Kitchen Cooking Burns a Real Danger for Kids

Establish a 'no kid' zone in part of your kitchen to keep little ones safe

8/18/2016
Improper Use of Contact Lenses Can Trigger Serious Eye Damage, CDC Says

Too often, lens-linked infections lead to corneal scarring and other vision issues, study shows

8/17/2016
7 Ways to Avoid Serious Injury From School Sports

Know how to reduce the risk of getting hurt so you'll be able to help your team compete

8/17/2016
Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD

Study found drug abuse, STDs and injuries were lower among teens who take meds

8/16/2016
Injuries at Indoor Trampoline Parks Jump

Researchers say finding shows need for safety standards

8/13/2016
Taking a Bike Ride? Don't Forget Your Helmet

Wearing the right head gear will dramatically reduce your risk of serious injury or even death

8/12/2016
Keep Your Kids Active and Injury-Free

What you should know before children participate in youth sports

8/11/2016
Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?

Researchers say drinkers wouldn't notice if alcohol content were reduced, but benefits to health and safety could be big

8/8/2016
8/5/2016
Don't Shrug Off Shoulder Safety When Playing Summer Sports

Golfing, swimming and volleyball can be especially hard on your upper back and shoulders

8/4/2016
Toddlers at High Risk of Chemical Eye Burns: Study

Access to household cleaning products to blame, experts say

7/21/2016
Is Surgery Always Needed for Meniscal Tears of the Knee?

Study suggests exercise will work on its own, but two experts say surgery still has big role to play

7/19/2016
Health Tip: Help Prevent Falls

What you can do to remain upright

7/18/2016
Get Outside, Get Moving to Prevent 'Gamer's Thumb'

Playing video games hour after hour can trigger repetitive stress injuries, doctors warn

7/12/2016
Watch Where Pokemon Go Leads You

Unforeseen injuries, even robberies can imperil the quest, experts say

7/11/2016
Health Tip: Caring for Foot Ulcers

They're common in diabetics

7/11/2016
Concussion Rates Have Doubled Among U.S. Kids

Report can't determine whether trend signals more injuries or more diagnoses

7/8/2016
Are High School Athletes at Risk From Artificial Turf?

Many schools use lower amounts of fake soil as a cost-saving measure, researcher reports

7/1/2016
Handle Fireworks With Care on the Fourth

Take steps to avoid injury while celebrating independence

6/29/2016
Concussions Strike 1 in 3 Water Polo Players

Average was just over 2 per person, and study found they were more common among females

6/23/2016
Sprained Ankle Could Pose Longer-Term Harms to Health

Study finds link between adult injury, more heart and lung problems later

6/22/2016
Australia's Gun Laws Silence Mass Shooters

20 years have passed since the last incident where 5 or more people were killed by gunfire in that country

6/17/2016
Better Care Could Cut Deaths From Trauma by 20 Percent: Report

Panel says civilian hospitals should learn from military's success in saving lives

6/14/2016
Lift Ban on CDC Research Into Gun Violence, Doctors' Group Says

Orlando massacre is worst of many such tragic incidents, AMA says, and more research is needed

5/31/2016
Kids' Concussion Rates May Be Higher Than Thought

Study finds that most cases are first tended to at doctors' offices, not hospital ERs

5/31/2016
Money, Language Barriers Can Affect Kids' Brain Injury Care

Those on Medicaid have less access to necessary rehabilitation services, study says

5/26/2016
Health Tip: Protect Your Hands While Gardening

Wear gloves, and watch for hazards

5/20/2016
Concussion Tied to More School Problems Than Other Sports Injuries

Study suggests need for 'return-to-learn' guidelines

5/20/2016
Delayed Treatment for Concussion May Prolong Recovery

College athletes not evaluated immediately were sidelined 5 days longer, study found

5/13/2016
Health Tip: Recognizing Ankle Sprain

Here are some classic symptoms

5/12/2016
Disabling Falls Don't Have to Happen

Expert advice on how seniors can lower their risk

5/12/2016
Lithium Beats Newer Meds for Bipolar Disorder, Study Finds

Lower rates of self-harm, accidental injury seen

5/2/2016
More Kids Burned, Hospitalized as Fireworks Sales Rules Ease

Findings don't show direct link to serious injuries, but reassessment of laws needed, researchers say

5/2/2016
Playground-Related Brain Injuries on Rise in U.S.

ERs treat more kids, perhaps because of greater concussion awareness, experts say

4/27/2016
Sleep Doesn't Come Easy to Those With Brain Injuries

And that may affect daytime performance at work or school, research suggests

4/24/2016
Expert Offers Advice on Treating Corns, Calluses

Hardened skin patches often caused by friction, dermatologist says

4/15/2016
Simple Steps Can Keep Lawn Mowing Safe

Before cutting the grass, review these safety tips