Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/24/2002
Pumping Iron Differs Between Genders

Women and men take different precautions during weight training

10/22/2002
New Car Seats Prevent Whiplash

Innovations coincide with U.S. plans for better seat construction

10/17/2002
Roller Coasters Don't Scramble Your Brain

But a U.S. lawmaker wants to regulate the thrill rides

10/15/2002
Potatoes Stem Bleeding

A powder made from the vegetable works best at clotting blood during operations

10/1/2002
Doctors Likelier to Suspect Minorities of Child Abuse

More tests ordered, authorities told when kid breaks bone

9/19/2002
This CD Could Save Your Child's Life

Doctors get guidance on how to be prepared for emergencies in the office

8/20/2002
Don't Pooh Pooh Kids' Pain

If a child complains, feel his/her pain

8/17/2002
Getting Ready for That First Down

Expert offers tips on avoiding football injuries

8/15/2002
Counting Money Can Be a Pain

Some tips to avoid injury

7/28/2002
Growing Your Own Cartilage

Scientists tout easier, cheaper method of repairing damaged tissue

7/26/2002
Injuries Top Kids' Medicaid Bills

Falls, burns, poisonings lead the list, Johns Hopkins study says

7/19/2002
Feel the Burn, Fill Out the Form

Online survey collects information about weight-training injuries

7/18/2002
Exercise Prevents Falls by Elderly

One-third of Americans over 65 experience a fall in any given year

7/4/2002
Leave Fireworks to the Pros

Experts offer safety advice for the Fourth of July

6/19/2002
Umbilical Cord Blood May Aid Recovery From Brain Damage

Tests on rats showed improvement in neurological and motor functions

5/26/2002
A Pitch for Preventing Kids' Baseball Injuries

Children can suffer elbow and shoulder injuries if they throw too many pitches

5/15/2002
Aloe Allure

It's good for more than just burns

4/23/2002
Booze Throws Blood Pressure for a Loop

Even minor injury impairs ability to maintain normal pressure

4/10/2002
Enzyme May Clear Path for Nerve Growth in Injured Spine

Study in rats points to potential human therapy

3/7/2002
3/4/2002
Don't Monkey Around at a Playground

Some stats on monkey bar injuries

2/15/2002
Dangers of Drinking Stretch Into Sobriety

After treatment, alcoholics more injury prone than drug users

2/8/2002
War's Lingering Wounds

Post-combat syndrome afflicts veterans of many wars, study says

11/26/2001
Safe at Home

The perceived risk of outside activities

10/27/2001
Halloween Hazards Can Spook Parents

The trick is to provide close supervision of your kids, say experts

10/20/2001
Suffering for Their Art

Young dancers and musicians can fall victim to certain injuries

9/25/2001
Identifying Shock

What to do for an injured person

9/24/2001
Manly Men Heal Faster

Theory says testosterone boosts immune system

8/25/2001
Open Window Can Be a Door to Disaster

Window guards help keep kids safe from falls

8/6/2001
Nailed

Man survives nail gun shot to the head

7/19/2001
The High Toll of Brain Injuries

2 million Americans suffer such trauma each year, with car wrecks the leading cause

5/31/2001
Injuries: A Mascot's Pet Peeve

A mascot's life isn't all fun and games