Injury Health News

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12/22/2016
Serious Yoga Injuries, Though Rare, Are on the Rise

Problems requiring ER care up about 70 percent, even more in older people, study finds

12/21/2016
Child Deaths Highlight Choking Dangers Posed by Grapes

Deaths of 5-year-old and toddler cited in new report

12/20/2016
Stay Safe, Play Safe in a Winter Wonderland

Athletic trainer offers tips to avoid cold weather-related injuries

12/15/2016
Protecting Your Feet from Injury and Fracture

Do shock-absorbing insoles help prevent foot injuries?

12/14/2016
Knee Cartilage Product Approved to Repair Defects

Tissue is derived from patient's own knee

12/7/2016
Brain Scan Test Predicts Fall Risk in Elderly

Such a test gives insight into neurological changes that make falls more likely, researchers say

12/5/2016
Another Step Closer to Artificial Blood

Synthetic product could save lives on battlefield and in remote areas, but much more study is needed

12/2/2016
Yoga Injuries

Yoga injuries on the rise, but ancient practice is still relatively safe, study finds.

12/2/2016
Health Tip: At Risk of a Sprained Ankle?

Activities that raise your chances

11/29/2016
ATV Accidents Can Cause Serious Chest Injuries in Kids

Rollovers and heavier vehicles are some likely reasons why, study shows

11/28/2016
Researchers Explore Way to Detect Brain Injury in NFL Players

The goal: to spot early signs of concussion-related head trauma

11/25/2016
Elder Abuse Often Missed In ER

Up to 1 in 10 seniors affected, but harm or neglect can be difficult to identify, geriatric specialist says

11/24/2016
Consider Eye Safety When Choosing Kids' Toys

As holiday shopping season kicks off, here are tips on buying toys and sports-related items

11/17/2016
CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death

Good news is that many can be prevented

11/17/2016
Study Casts Doubt on Need for Physical Therapy After Ankle Sprain

Rates of 'excellent recovery' similar at 6 months, whether or not the therapy was received

11/8/2016
Parents Often Miss Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Kids

Signs may include nightmares, avoiding reminders of the trauma, feeling unsafe, researchers find

11/4/2016
Pint-Sized Football Players Still at Risk for Injuries

Youth leagues attract kids as young as 6, and they should be taught how to play the game safely

11/4/2016
Health Tip: Recognizing Traumatic Brain Injury

Here are common warning signs

11/3/2016
More Years Playing Football, Greater Risk of Brain Disease: Study

Researchers track link between concussion-related inflammation and degenerative CTE

11/3/2016
Paintball Causes Many Vision-Robbing Eye Injuries

Basketball, baseball and cycling accidents threaten eyes in other ways, study finds

10/29/2016
Alcohol, Drugs a Poor Halloween Mix

When you're under the influence, carving pumpkins and other holiday fun can lead to injury, doctor warns

10/19/2016
Better Way to Treat Seniors' Ankle Fractures?

'Close contact casting' might help many avoid surgery, study suggests

10/18/2016
'Ghost Pepper' Burns Hole in Man's Esophagus

San Francisco patient spent 23 days in hospital after eating super-hot pepper in contest

10/11/2016
Leave Those Raking Injuries Behind

Stretch first, pace yourself and remember to stay well-hydrated

10/10/2016
A Guide to Coping With Corns and Calluses

Common foot problem can be unsightly, painful and, for some people, dangerous, doctors say

10/6/2016
Older Surgery Patients Should Be Screened for Frailty: Study

Warning signs such as exhaustion increase the risk for bad outcomes, researchers find

9/23/2016
Can Brain 'Pacemaker' Improve Lives of Head Trauma Patients?

Deep brain stimulation appears to boost function and quality of life, small study finds

9/22/2016
Falls a Growing and Deadly Threat for Older Americans

They cause millions of injuries and soaring health care costs, CDC report shows

9/12/2016
Rate of Youth Soccer Injuries More Than Doubled in 25 Years

Concussion rate jumped almost 1,600 percent in same time period, study found

9/8/2016
The Football Injuries Most Likely to End an NFL Career

Study found tendon, ligament troubles are hardest to recover from

9/8/2016
Concussion Video Kicks Off NFL Season

Sent to every player, it describes return-to-play rules and how to recognize when to seek help

9/8/2016
9/7/2016
Football Injuries That Can Kill Careers

These NFL injuries affect performance on the field the most, according to new study

9/5/2016
Few Young U.S. Burn Patients Transferred to Specialized Centers

Researchers call for clearer guidelines on treatment, follow-up

9/1/2016
Injury Risk Spikes While Cancer Patients Seek Diagnosis: Study

Researchers urge greater prevention of medical and drug therapy complications, accidents and self-harm

8/29/2016
People With Implanted Defibrillators at Higher Car Accident Risk

Danish study finds 51 percent greater odds, but absolute risk of a crash remains low

8/29/2016
Risks Spike If Young Athletes Specialize Too Soon

Pediatricians' group suggests kids play multiple sports

8/19/2016
Kitchen Cooking Burns a Real Danger for Kids

Establish a 'no kid' zone in part of your kitchen to keep little ones safe

8/18/2016
Improper Use of Contact Lenses Can Trigger Serious Eye Damage, CDC Says

Too often, lens-linked infections lead to corneal scarring and other vision issues, study shows

8/17/2016
7 Ways to Avoid Serious Injury From School Sports

Know how to reduce the risk of getting hurt so you'll be able to help your team compete

8/17/2016
Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD

Study found drug abuse, STDs and injuries were lower among teens who take meds

8/16/2016
Injuries at Indoor Trampoline Parks Jump

Researchers say finding shows need for safety standards

8/13/2016
Taking a Bike Ride? Don't Forget Your Helmet

Wearing the right head gear will dramatically reduce your risk of serious injury or even death

8/12/2016
Keep Your Kids Active and Injury-Free

What you should know before children participate in youth sports

8/11/2016
Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?

Researchers say drinkers wouldn't notice if alcohol content were reduced, but benefits to health and safety could be big

8/8/2016
8/5/2016
Don't Shrug Off Shoulder Safety When Playing Summer Sports

Golfing, swimming and volleyball can be especially hard on your upper back and shoulders

8/4/2016
Toddlers at High Risk of Chemical Eye Burns: Study

Access to household cleaning products to blame, experts say

7/21/2016
Is Surgery Always Needed for Meniscal Tears of the Knee?

Study suggests exercise will work on its own, but two experts say surgery still has big role to play

7/19/2016
Health Tip: Help Prevent Falls

What you can do to remain upright