Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

11/24/2004
Most Motorcycle Injuries Treated at City Hospitals

Accidents cost $842 million, study finds

11/21/2004
Some Childhood Ills Refuse to Go Away

The chickenpox virus can lead to shingles, for instance

11/12/2004
Epileptic Seizures Not as Dangerous as Thought

Daily activities needn't be restricted, researchers say

11/1/2004
Pediatricians: 'Toy' Guns Anything But Safe

Say BBs, pellets, paintballs can maim and kill

11/1/2004
Health Tip: Bikers, Wear a Helmet

It could prevent serious injury

10/25/2004
Infection Key in Brain Injury to Preemies

Study finds it plays larger role than lack of oxygen

10/21/2004
Health Tip: Handling Burns

What to do in an emergency

10/15/2004
Health Tip: Ladder Safety

Avoid the pitfalls

10/11/2004
Reeve Lauded as Real-Life Superman

Accolades for quadriplegic actor who died Sunday

10/10/2004
Shape Up for Ski Season

Experts say preparation should start long before snowflakes fall

10/7/2004
Steroids Harmful for Head Injury Patients

Study finds increase in death rate

10/7/2004
Sports Injury Can Lead to Later Trouble

Knee ligament tear linked to early osteoarthritis in women

10/6/2004
Study Warns Against Unnecessary Episiotomies

Procedure should be done only when needed, researchers say

9/30/2004
Doctors Can Be Sentinels for Elder Abuse

Report finds victims likelier to die within 3 years

9/25/2004
Rake Without Ache

Experts offer some safety tips on how to avoid pain or injury

9/24/2004
Studies Find Stretching Has Its Limits

Benefit seen when done routinely, not just before exercise

9/24/2004
Combat Research: 1 in 5 Suffer Head and Neck Wounds

Finding points to need for more specialty surgeons in Iraq, Afghanistan

9/23/2004
Alcohol Abuse Tied to 75,000 Early Deaths

CDC reports it wipes out 2.3 million potential years of life yearly

9/21/2004
Hurricane Health Woes Not Over

No calm after the storms for hard-hit public health workers

9/11/2004
Weekend Warriors

Here's how to keep your backyard football game safe

9/10/2004
Medical Device Injuries Deemed Common

But expert wonders how serious a cut from a toothbrush is