Rise in U.S. High Chair Injuries Stuns Experts
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Young children are falling out of high chairs at alarming rates, according to a new safety study that found high chair accidents increased 22 percent between 2003 and 2010.
Safety Tips for Holiday Football Games
THURSDAY, Nov. 28, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Pick-up football games are a Thanksgiving tradition for many people, but they can lead to injuries if you're not careful, an expert says.
Oxygen Treatment May Help Some With Spinal Cord Injuries: Study
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Breathing treatments that provide low levels of oxygen may help people with certain types of spinal cord injuries walk longer distances at faster speeds, new Canadian research indicates.
Tongue Piercing Helps Paralyzed People Drive Wheelchairs
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Tongue piercings may be stylish in some circles, but they also are central to the latest innovation in wheelchair mobility for folks paralyzed from the neck down.
Cross These Dangerous Toys Off Kids' Christmas List, Experts Say
TUESDAY, Nov. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Toxic or dangerous toys can still be found on store shelves despite tough new federal regulations, according to a report released Tuesday.
Nail-Gun Injuries on the Rise Among Construction Workers
SATURDAY, Nov. 23, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Nail-gun injuries are on the rise, and young, male construction workers are at greatest risk, according to a new study from Australia.
Laser Toys Can Damage Eyes: Report
THURSDAY, Nov. 21, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Popular laser toys can cause serious and potentially permanent eye damage, a new report warns.
Concussion's Damage to Brain Lingers After Symptoms Fade: Study
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 20, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Months after concussion symptoms such as dizziness, headaches and memory loss fade, the brain continues to show signs of injury, a new study suggests.
Transfusions During Hospital Transport May Help Trauma Patients Survive
SATURDAY, Nov. 16, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Giving blood transfusions to severely injured patients while they're on the way to the hospital could save their lives, at least in the short term, new research suggests.
Alzheimer's-Like Plaque Seen on Brain Scans After Head Trauma
MONDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- New research may help connect the dots between traumatic brain injury and the risk for memory and other brain-related problems later in life.