Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

9/5/2004
Sidestepping Football Injuries

Exercising, proper equipment half the battle

9/3/2004
New Help to Heal Wounds

Bone marrow stem cells could also fight infection, study says

9/2/2004
U.S. Report: Injuries Kill 18 People an Hour

CDC study finds problem widespread and across all age groups

9/2/2004
Health Tip: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Suggestions for relief

9/2/2004
Sneakers Keep Elderly on Sure Footing

Choice of shoes affects risk of falling

8/19/2004
Back Pain Shows Gender Gap

Men and women report different causes of muscle spasms along spine

8/14/2004
Swing With Care on the Course

Experts offer healthy golf tips

8/12/2004
Olympics Could Call Out the Couch Potatoes

But look before you leap to avoid injury, sports health experts say

8/10/2004
Meth Users Have Tougher Time in Hospital

They wind up there more and stay longer, study says

8/8/2004
Don't Go Off the Deep End

Divers warned to always look before they leap into unfamiliar waters

8/7/2004
Balancing That Backpack

Show kids how to use them properly before they head off to school

8/3/2004
Laws Limiting Gun Access Cut Teen Suicides

More than 300 lives saved, study finds

7/30/2004
Brain Injuries Tied to Lack of Side Air Bags

Study makes case for protection in broadside crashes

7/24/2004
Windsurfing Wisely

Heed this advice on how to stay safe while slicing through the waves

7/19/2004
Health Tip: Using a Chainsaw

Make sure you know how

7/18/2004
X-treme Sports Demand X-treme Protection

Proper safety gear is essential

7/17/2004
Football and Summer Heat a Dangerous Combo

Athletes need to hydrate and watch for signs of heat illness

7/15/2004
Nerve Cells Regenerated in Rats

Could help with spinal cord injuries in people

7/15/2004
Mowing Lawns, Staying Safe

Simple steps prevent serious mower injury

7/14/2004
Your Bike Should Be A Good Fit

Otherwise you'll pedal your way to injury, experts say

7/13/2004
Summer Sun Is a Vision Threat

Yard work, sports, other warm-weather pursuits pose risks, too

7/9/2004
Old Drug Learns New Tricks

Anemia medication altered to treat many other disorders