Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

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