Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

7/3/2004
Cool Down When It's Hot

Some advice on avoiding heat exhaustion

7/2/2004
Don't Become a Fireworks Statistic This Year

Thousands of Americans are injured annually in backyard accidents

7/2/2004
Health Tip: Skateboarding Savvy

Some safety pointers

6/30/2004
Casual Strolls May Be Risky for Older Women

Cause more injuries than any other non-equipment exercise

6/22/2004
Health Tip: Knuckle Cracking

What harm can it do?

6/18/2004
Patient Education Cuts In-Hospital Fall Risk

Need to be reminded of vulnerability in unfamiliar setting

6/15/2004
Hernia Surgery Easier On the Young

Younger patients report less pain after hernia repair

6/12/2004
Strike Out for Safety Zones When Lightning Hits

How to reduce your risk if you're at a sporting event

6/10/2004
Youth Violence Knows No Borders

Rates of aggression similar in five countries, study finds

6/4/2004
Play it Safe on the Baseball Diamond

Tips on making sure kids don't get injured

6/2/2004
Health Tip: Injury-Free Gardening

Some tips to prevent pain

5/28/2004
Combination Therapy Overcomes Spinal Injuries in Rats

Research could offer insights into such injuries in humans

5/23/2004
When Old Injuries Predict the Weather

Changes in pressure can be felt in years-ago sprains

5/22/2004
Protect Those Rotator Cuffs

Tips on how to prevent these painful shoulder injuries

5/21/2004
For Little Leaguers, Chest Protectors Strike Out

They don't guard the chest wall, leaving kids open to serious injury

5/19/2004
Health Tip: Circulation in the Feet

Well-fitted shoes should help get the blood flowing

5/17/2004
Health Tip: Achilles Tendonitis

Tips for speedy healing

5/16/2004
Play Ball, Safely

Protect yourself from injuries before you hit the field

5/14/2004
Some Falls for the Elderly Harder Than Others

Study finds concrete floors the worst; carpeted, wooden floors the most gentle

5/14/2004
Watch Out for Household Hazards

Protect your eyes against injury from products around the home

5/6/2004
New Target For Pain Relief Found

Spinal cord receptor discovered, offering new avenue of treatment

5/4/2004
Brain Cells Show Gender Difference

They die differently after brain injuries, may need different treatments, study says

5/4/2004
Keeping Kids' Injuries Down on the Farm

Prevention guidelines help, but many potential hazards still exist

4/29/2004
Health Tip: Exercising After 50

Know your body's special needs

4/28/2004
Health Tip: When it Comes to a Cane

Be sure to find the right fit

4/23/2004
Athletic Injuries Shouldn't Be Kids' Stuff

Common-sense precautions can keep your child safe while playing sports

4/20/2004
Using a Walker

Some safety tips

4/13/2004
Secondhand Smoke Slows Wound Healing

May also lead to greater scarring, study finds

4/8/2004
Safely Spruce Up Your Yard

How to avoid injury

4/7/2004
What to Do During a Flood

Some safety tips

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