Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/5/2003
Block That Injury

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

9/28/2003
Raking Leaves Without Back Pain

No need for one to cause the other

9/20/2003
Weekend Warriors Can Hurt as Much as Pros Do

Same injuries that plague NFL players happen to amateurs

9/14/2003
Fall Football Injuries Can Sideline Kids

One in five get hurt on the gridiron

9/13/2003
A Heads-Up on Concussions

Young athletes need special care after common head injury

9/11/2003
Prevent Dog Bites

What to teach your children

9/8/2003
Spider Bites

How to reduce your risk

9/8/2003
Health Tip: Avoiding Playground Injuries

Suggestions to help protect your kids

9/6/2003
Plant Bulbs Without Back Pain

Stretch beforehand and vary chores in the garden

9/1/2003
Bad Weather Can Spoil More Than Your Daily Catch

Storms can cause all kinds of danger on the water, experts warn

8/29/2003
U.S. Pedestrians, Cyclists Tempting Fate -- or Worse

Both pursuits are much safer in Europe, new research says

8/27/2003
A Safe(r) Football Season

No heat stroke deaths among young U.S. football players during 2002

8/17/2003
Exercise Burnout: Taking Fitness Too Far

Overtraining can lead to physical, emotional problems

8/7/2003
Golf Elbow

Tiny tendon tears cause pain

8/6/2003
The Bandage That Heals

Wound sealant uses collagen to speed skin repair

7/26/2003
It Takes More Than a Bandaid

Clean wounds thoroughly to prevent infection

7/22/2003
Easing the Pain of Exercise

NSAID cream reduces stiffness, avoids stomach problems

7/22/2003
Defending Against Hip Subluxation

Prompt diagnosis essential for rare football injury

7/19/2003
Serving Up Tips to Avoid Tennis Elbow

The right equipment, exercises help you dodge this disability

7/19/2003
Make Sure Kids Get Enough Shut Eye

More sleep improves schoolwork, reduces accidents, studies show

7/18/2003
Genetic Engineering Makes Wounds Heal Faster

Study found transgenic mice bounced back from injuries more quickly

6/28/2003
Easing Back Pain

Treating compression fractures

6/20/2003
Sports Injuries on the Rise

CDC warns of risks associated with increased exercise

6/17/2003
Weak Knees

Women are more prone to knee injuries than men

6/14/2003
Mow With Caution

Tips for safe lawn care

6/2/2003
A Parents' Guide to Childhood Hazards

New study details health threats to young children

6/1/2003
Taming Tennis and Golf Elbow

Experts outline treatments for condition

5/31/2003
Rain-Slicked Playing Fields Dripping With Hazards

If you can see your footprints on the field, save the game for a safer day

5/30/2003
Basketball Injuries Bounce Back at You

Study finds knees, elbows, shoulders, hands and spine most susceptible

5/30/2003
Vinegar Good Medicine for Some Burns

Minimizes alkaline burn injuries caused by household cleaners and solvents

5/26/2003
Soccer Safety in Rain

Some tips on avoiding injury while playing on a wet field

5/25/2003
Don't Court a Basketball Injury

A game of hoops can be dangerous to kids

5/23/2003
The Safer Form of Hockey

On ice or rollerskates?

5/18/2003
How to Prevent Tennis Elbow

Give it a rest when it hurts

5/18/2003
Tornado Aftermath a Whirlwind of Danger

Almost half the injuries occur during cleanup, so here are tips for prevention

5/16/2003
Women's Knees Weaker in Certain Sports

They're eight times more likely than men to injure ligament when jumping or pivoting

5/12/2003
A Pitch for Kid-Friendly Baseball

Precautions such as softer balls, face guards can reduce injuries

5/7/2003
Home Not Always a Safe Haven for Children

It's the single most common location for injuries, study finds

5/1/2003
Estrogen Has Healing Powers

Hormone plays major role in mending of wounds

5/1/2003
Quake Warning System May Buy Precious Time

It can sound alarm up to 40 seconds before ground moves

4/28/2003
Top Health Officials Take Aim at Injuries

Prevention is focus of national conference

4/28/2003
Concussions Leave Pro Football Players at Risk of Depression

The more the concussions, the greater the risk

4/22/2003
Simple Exercise Can Bring Seniors Back in Balance

Inexpensive program improves strength, protects against falls

4/20/2003
Play It Safe

Simple precautions can prevent injuries to young athletes

4/12/2003
Keeping Kids' Hands Out of the Fire

Tips to protect your children from kitchen burns

4/12/2003
Cycling to Safety

Here's how to ensure the ride is smooth and danger-free

4/11/2003
Stay Safe With Spring and Summer Sports

Experts offer tips for children as they hit the playing fields

4/9/2003
Foot Support for Sports

Textured insoles may help reduce foot and ankle injuries

4/3/2003
Even Level Ground Poses Fall Risk for Elderly

Report: Most who suffer brain injuries aren't on elevated surfaces

4/3/2003
Calling Pitchers' Injuries Early in the Game

Researchers hope to use ultrasound to spot clues to career-ending torn elbow ligaments