Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/18/2005
Health Tip: If You Need a Walker

Here's how to use one safely

11/8/2005
Child ATV Injuries On the Increase

U.S. study finds a three-year surge in all-terrain vehicle-related trauma

11/8/2005
Pediatrician Counseling Boosts Gun Safety at Home

Parents more likely to lock up firearms after brief intervention, study found

11/4/2005
Health Tip: Stretch Your Back

It's a great way to avoid injury

11/3/2005
Health Tip: Treating Splinters at Home

Here's what parents can do

11/3/2005
Hockey Body Checks Not So Hazardous

Rough contact causes only small fraction of injuries in young players, study finds

10/20/2005
Health Tip: Stay Safe in Your Yard

Avoid injury while cleaning your property

10/9/2005
CDC Offers Free Concussion Kit for Coaches, Teens

Multimedia toolkit should help prevent, identify these dangerous injuries

10/7/2005
Brackish Waters May Pose Infection Risk: Study

Vibrio bacteria can enter a wound, possibly leading to amputation, even death

10/7/2005
10/6/2005
Some U.S. Soldiers Battle Drug-Resistant Bug in Iraq

Acinetobacter baumannii has infected more than 250 patients, mostly troops, study finds

10/5/2005
9/30/2005
Elderly Diabetics at Double the Risk of Falling

Diabetes a prime risk factor for these debilitating events, study finds

9/26/2005
When Red Sox Are Hot, ER Visits Cool

Sick or injured fans put troubles on hold to watch the game, study suggests

9/23/2005
X-Rays Can Miss Spinal Damage

Study finds additional, hidden trouble in 36 percent of injuries

9/23/2005
In Iraq, Skilled Hands Are Saving Soldiers' Lives

A head-and-neck surgeon recounts caring for the wounded

9/15/2005
Violence Can Change Teens' Physiology

Cardiovascular stress 'numbing effect' seen in those most exposed

9/13/2005
Genes Play Key Role in Elderly Fracture Risk

Heredity especially important to first fracture in 60s, 70s, study finds

9/13/2005
U.S. Death Trends Show Successes, Failures

Big gains against heart disease, but diabetes, COPD deaths are rising, report finds

9/2/2005
Inflammation Clues Might Help Treat Trauma

Serious injury sparks changes in thousands of genes, study shows

8/29/2005
Back-To-School Backpack Basics

Experts tell parents to teach children proper backpack use

8/26/2005
Youth Is No Shield Against Sport Injuries

As more kids play competitive sports, care must be taken to ensure safety, experts say

8/24/2005
Health Tip: Making Your Bathroom Fall-Proof

Elderly are especially prone

8/23/2005
Health Tip: Treating a Deep Cut

It may require emergency care

8/18/2005
Health Tip: Safe Use of Baby Strollers

Always use the restraints

8/17/2005
Working Overtime Raises Injury, Illness Risk

Study found 12-hour days boosted the odds by more than a third

8/12/2005
Liquid Detergent Tablets a Danger to Kids

Sold in Europe, they can burst and splash into eyes

8/11/2005
Custody Rulings Often Ignore History of Domestic Violence

Doing so can put children in danger, researchers warn

8/2/2005
Mentally Ill Often Victims of Violent Crime

Study found the rate was 12 times that of general population

8/1/2005
Health Tip: Sitting at the Computer

Suggestions to relieve body strain

7/15/2005
Health Tip: When Baby Begins to Crawl

Make sure she's protected

7/14/2005
7/12/2005
Cell Phone Use Quadruples Car Crash Risk

And it doesn't matter whether drivers use handheld or hands-free models, study finds

7/12/2005
Men at Much Higher Eye Injury Risk

Their risk is double that for women, research shows

7/6/2005
Pediatricians Vary on Reporting Child Abuse

Threshold for alerting authorities is higher for some than others, study finds

7/5/2005
Small Trampolines as Hazardous as the Big Ones

Researchers find mini trampolines have same injury risk

7/2/2005
This Holiday Weekend, Leave Fireworks to the Pros

Thousands of Americans are injured each year by backyard firecrackers, sparklers

7/1/2005
Health Tip: Biking With Baby

Use a trailer, not a carrier

7/1/2005
Baseball Catchers Face Irreversible Hand Trauma

Study finds force of pitches can damage nerves, blood vessels

6/30/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Hand and Wrist Pain

Vary your posture and your position

6/28/2005
Injury During Pregnancy Rises in Summer

Women should take special care during daily activities, experts say

6/23/2005
Clues to Bedsore Biology Could Yield Treatments

These chronic wounds are potentially fatal, experts say

6/14/2005
Heavy Drinking Linked to Variety of Health Woes

Injury, hypertension, depression and lung disorders all common, study found

6/9/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Dog Bites

What to teach your children

6/7/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Spider Bites

How to reduce your risk

6/7/2005
Health Tip: Avoiding Playground Injuries

Suggestions to help protect your kids

6/1/2005
Health Tip: Confined to Crutches?

Some smooth walking tips

5/31/2005
Many Americans Can't Get Quick Injury Treatment

Lack of trauma centers means millions may be at risk

5/27/2005
Virtual Vehicles Teach Teens Highway Safety

Scientists are testing simulators that mimic the driving environment

5/27/2005
Blood Breakthrough Might Improve Cancer Care

Safe method of increasing tissues' oxygen supply may bring many benefits