Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/6/2004
New Hope for Depressed or Disabled Seniors

Treatments can help them recover, research finds

4/4/2004
Pitch for Safety on the Mound

Young players need to protect against shoulder, neck injuries

4/3/2004
Time Change Can Trouble the Sleep-Deprived

Losing hour of slumber could make it risky to drive or stay alert

4/2/2004
Saving Face

Avoiding facial injuries the goal of National Facial Protection Month

3/27/2004
Dig Gardening? Watch Your Back!

Bending over while weeding and planting can strain your spine

3/24/2004
Standing Up to Bullies

Schools seek answers to practice that harms victims, abusers alike

3/23/2004
Sweeping Rights Abuses in Iraq Included Doctors

Half of families saw violence, and half of physicians involved

3/21/2004
Cold Weather Can Throw a Curve to Pitchers

Young players need to keep throwing arm warm

3/14/2004
Hitting the Greens in Cold Weather

Be sure to do warm-up exercises to protect swinging arm

3/13/2004
Play It Safe on the Soccer Field

Parents, coaches should take extra steps to protect kids against injuries

2/25/2004
Even Classical Concerts Aren't Injury Proof

Your chances of getting hurt at a musical event

2/22/2004
Baseball Pitchers Need Winter Workout

Year-round conditioning crucial to keeping injuries at bay

2/21/2004
Pitfalls of Winter Running

Watch out for cold temps and slippery surfaces

2/20/2004
Frozen Shoulder Puts a Chill on Movement

Stiffness and inflammation simply take time to subside

2/15/2004
Skirt Skier's Thumb

Protect them when you fall down on slopes

2/12/2004
New Insights Into Spinal Cord Injuries

Study finds victims can generate leg muscle activity independent of brain signals

2/5/2004
Senior Spills

Skid proof your bathroom

2/3/2004
Sledding Safety

Kids should wear helmets

2/2/2004
When a Cut is Deep

Here's what to do

2/1/2004
Mussels' Sticking Power Could Help Humans

Research on the mollusks may lead to development of new surgical adhesives

1/29/2004
Hamstring Injuries Hamper Soccer Players

Heads-up British study tallies playing days missed

1/28/2004
Stroller Safety

Avoid hanging shopping bags over the handles

1/18/2004
Snowboarding Can Slam Upper Body

Wrists, shoulders take a beating during falls

1/15/2004
Medical Cost of Injuries Staggering in U.S.

Rival those of smoking and obesity, and are preventable, government report says

1/8/2004
Depression Common Following Brain Injury

Victims also suffer from anxiety and aggressive behavior

1/6/2004
Physician, Heal Thyself

Doctors need to work on patient safety before griping about malpractice reform

1/4/2004
Running in Winter Has Its Pitfalls

Experts suggest you stay warm and keep moving

1/4/2004
Watch It Out There On the Ice

Here's how to keep your hockey runts safe when they enter the rink

1/3/2004
Shin Splints in Winter

Experts say pain in front of legs should be taken seriously

12/29/2003
Workout in a Winter Wonderland

Cold weather exercise calls for preparation

12/24/2003
Helping Seniors Stay on Their Feet

Balance exercises and safety measures at home can reduce risk of falls

12/23/2003
Computer Burnout

Tips for relieving the strain

12/17/2003
Alcohol Isn't Your Friend in Car Crashes

Having it in your system decreases your body's ability to withstand forces of impact

12/15/2003
Better for Basketball

Warm up before you play

12/14/2003
Beware the Snowblower

Take care around what can be a dangerous machine, experts advise

12/1/2003
Hitting the Greens Can Hurt Your Hips

Shoulders, elbows and wrists not only vulnerable joints in golfers

11/29/2003
11/23/2003
Layer Up Against the Chill

It keeps you warmer and safer in winter

11/21/2003
Driving Teacher

Pointers for teaching your teen

11/20/2003
Baby on the Move

Use safety gates at the top and bottom of stairs

11/18/2003
Step on a Sharp Object?

Don't pull it out

11/12/2003
Genital Injuries

A home care guide for mild wounds

11/2/2003
Stretching Warms You Up for Cold Weather Sports

Keeps muscles loose and helps avoid injuries

11/1/2003
Pushing Too Hard Can Cut Training Short

Overuse injuries scuttle workout regimens

10/21/2003
Stem Cells Rescue Damaged Nerves

They can do the job up to six months after injury, researchers add

10/20/2003
Biking With Baby

Use a trailer, not a carrier

10/15/2003
Open Window Safety

Safeguard windows with guards or stops

10/14/2003
Hand and Wrist Pain

Vary your posture and your position

10/12/2003
Injuries Abound for Women Athletes

Soccer, volleyball and field hockey all pose dangers

10/5/2003
Block That Injury

Even the youngest football players show up in emergency rooms during the season