Injury Health News

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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

2/14/2006
2/13/2006
Cheney Hunting Accident Spotlights Safety Issues

Hunters in groups increase chances of mishaps, expert says

2/7/2006
Body Checking Hits Young Hockey Players Hard

High injury risk suggests it should be banned for those under 14, researchers say

2/7/2006
Civil War Vets Suffered Long After Battles Ended

Youngest soldiers in deadliest units had more illnesses, earlier deaths

2/6/2006
Parents' Views on Violence Guide Child's Behavior

Those who spank or support 'fighting back' often raise kids who fight, study found

2/2/2006
Blood Thinner Boosts Elderly Fracture Risk

Long-term warfarin use increased the odds by 25 percent,study found

2/1/2006
Free Hotline Gives Snowboarders, Skiers Safety Tips

Just in time for the Olympics, experts advise thrill-seekers on avoiding injury

1/30/2006
Ice Skating Injuries a Slippery Problem

Slick surface means hands aren't useful in breaking falls, study shows

1/27/2006
Health Tip: Avoid Foods for Baby That Cause Choking

Small, hard objects cause the most damage

1/26/2006
Half of U.S. Workers Face On-the-Job Violence

And the abuse usually comes from customers or clients, survey finds

1/25/2006
Trauma Centers Save More Lives

The findings could help save facilities threatened with closure, experts say

1/21/2006
Snowmobiles Pose Risks for Children

Head and bone injuries, cuts are typical injuries, study finds

1/17/2006
Surgery Not Always the Answer for Hernias

Men with few painful symptoms may want to leave injury alone, study finds

1/15/2006
Wise Words on Wound Care

Cuts, scrapes or open sores -- here are tips to help speed healing

1/14/2006
Give Shoveling Injuries the Heave-Ho

Experts offer safety tips for clearing away the white stuff

1/5/2006
Health Tip: On the Links this Winter?

Here's how to reduce your risk of injury

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