Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
5/13/2005
Green Laser Pointers Point to Danger

Sustained targeting of eye could cause real damage, study finds

5/13/2005
Monitoring of Drug Side Effects Lacking

Almost half of outpatients aren't getting recommended tests, study finds

5/13/2005
Monkey See, Robotics Do

Primates' brains easily learn to manipulate hi-tech arm

5/9/2005
Health Tip: Practice Safe Grilling

Whether gas or charcoal, safety comes first

5/6/2005
Health Tip: Uncovering Child Abuse

What to look for and what to do next

5/2/2005
Piercing Ears Early Lowers Risk of Keloids

Doing it before age 11 better, new study finds

4/25/2005
Drinking-and-Driving On the Rise Again

Reports of driving while impaired linked to binge drinking

4/23/2005
Running Smart, Running Strong

Five simple rules help runners avoid overuse injuries

4/22/2005
Cameras at Intersections Can Reduce Accidents

Study suggests these traffic monitors do change driver behavior

4/21/2005
Injuries Don't Deter Young Athletes

While nearly half do get hurt, most injuries are mild, study finds

4/12/2005
Health Tip: Field of Dreams

Safety precautions for Little Leaguers

4/11/2005
Sleeping Pills Won't Increase Elderly Fall Risk

Insomnia is probably the culprit, large study suggests

4/11/2005
Injuries Rising as More Kids Take Up Golf

Head trauma from cart accidents most common, study finds

4/8/2005
Money Can Buy Happiness When Ill

Disabled report better well-being when income is higher

4/5/2005
Worker's Comp Can Keep Injuries Lingering

Patients, doctors, lawyers implicated, experts say

4/4/2005
'Moon-Walk' Chamber May Speed Orthopedic Rehab

It reduces weight on legs to a fraction of normal gravity

3/31/2005
Sports Victories Spur Injuries

Assaults seem to surge when the home team wins

3/25/2005
Bullying a Big Problem in Schools

Study finds nearly half of sixth-graders face daily intimidation

3/18/2005
Sports Ankle, Knee Braces Knocked

Teen athletes who use them end up with more injuries, study finds

3/8/2005
Kids' ATV Injuries Rising

Hospitalizations increased nearly 80 percent between 1997-2000, study finds

3/6/2005
Keeping An Eye On Workplace Eye Safety

2,000 U.S. workers suffer eye injuries each day, experts warn

3/3/2005
Ligament Tears Raise Knee Arthritis Risk

ACL injury can cause trouble decades later, study suggests

2/28/2005
Study Shows Snake Venom's Hisstory

Toxins arise in reptiles' own tissues, researchers discover

2/26/2005
Simple Steps to Fall-Free Homes

Domestic tips can keep elderly or disabled safe

2/24/2005
Health Tip: Playground Safety

Take these precautions

2/23/2005
Study: Drinking Triples Injury Risk

Odds for drowning, especially, were much higher in drinkers

2/23/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Falls Among the Elderly

Here are some simple suggestions

2/21/2005
Steroids Risky Treatment for Brain Injury

Commonly used medications boost death risk, study finds

2/8/2005
Lock and Don't Load Guns in Your Home

Precautions cut gun-related youth suicide risk by 70 percent, study says

1/18/2005
Mobile Surgical Units Making Difference in Iraq

Study finds they provide faster treatment for wounded soldiers, Iraqis

1/17/2005
Inappropriate Drugs Can Harm Nursing Home Patients

Wrong ones used intermittently linked to higher hospitalization, death rates

1/7/2005
Stay Safe at Home

Accidental injuries, deaths in residences a major public health issue

1/7/2005
When to Go to the ER

Expert advice on deciding if a medical problem merits a trip

1/7/2005
Guarding Against Falls

More prevention devices needed in American homes, survey shows

1/7/2005
Unexploded Afghan Ammo a Threat to Kids

Causing more injuries, deaths among children than land mines, study says

1/6/2005
Doctor: Tsunami Damage 'Like a War Zone'

Witnesses devastation, helps victims in Sri Lanka

1/4/2005
1/2/2005
Downhill Gliders

Simple measures reduce injury risk for skiing and snowboarding

12/26/2004
Dodge Winter Sports Injuries

Experts say a little preparation and a lot of caution go a long way

12/22/2004
Bacterial Outbreak Tied to Wound Cleaning

Hospital device infected patients, study says

12/20/2004
Reducing Infection Risk After Stomach Surgery

Gunshot wounds more dangerous than stabbing injuries, study finds

12/16/2004
Scientists Developing Injectable Gel For Torn Cartilage

Researchers hope it will help injured athletes return to competition faster

12/11/2004
Shovel Snow Safely

Experts list precautions you can take before you tackle this winter chore

12/9/2004
Decking the Halls? Beware of Falls

Tumbles from ladders rise in holiday season

12/9/2004
Iraq War Changes Face of Military Medicine

U.S. troop death rates are lower as surgeons face new challenges

12/6/2004
Keep Toy Safety in Mind at Christmas

When shopping for children's presents, make sure they're age-appropriate

12/4/2004
Seniors Need Extra Help Weathering Winter

Safety advice on getting through cold months safe and sound

12/2/2004
MRI Can Spot Foot Trouble in Basketball Players

Scan identifies early threat of season-ending injuries

11/28/2004
Stop Ski Injuries Before They Happen

Exercise, stretching key to healthy exercise

11/26/2004
Shopping-Related Injuries a Real Pain

Check out these safety tips before checking out holiday purchases