Few Young U.S. Burn Patients Transferred to Specialized Centers
MONDAY, Sept. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Few American children
with significant burns are transferred to burn centers, despite
current recommendations, a new study finds.
Kitchen Cooking Burns a Real Danger for Kids
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The day she ended up
with second- and third-degree burns on her back, 4-year-old
Giuliana Maggio was just busy doing what 4-year-olds do: running
around the house, playing hide-and-seek during a family
Improper Use of Contact Lenses Can Trigger Serious Eye Damage, CDC Says
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Unsafe use of contact lenses -- such as sleeping with them in place or using the same pair for too long -- is triggering serious eye injuries for many Americans, a new report finds.
7 Ways to Avoid Serious Injury From School Sports
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- School sports play a major role in many lives, and for players and parents alike it's important to know how to reduce the risk of injuries, a sports medicine doctor says.
Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite concerns
that the stimulants used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity
disorder (ADHD) might raise the risk of drug abuse, new research
suggests the medications are linked with less risky behaviors in
Injuries at Indoor Trampoline Parks Jump
TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A wave of injuries at
indoor trampoline parks has prompted a call for design and safety
Taking a Bike Ride? Don't Forget Your Helmet
SATURDAY, Aug. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- All cyclists should
wear bike helmets, which can reduce the risk of head injury by as
much as 85 percent, safety experts say.
Keep Your Kids Active and Injury-Free
FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The benefits of youth
sports and exercise far outweigh the risks, health experts say. And
there are a number of things parents can do to help prevent
Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?
THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lowering the alcohol
content in beer and other drinks may help reduce their harmful
health effects, researchers say.
Health Tip: Did You Strain Your Hamstring?
(HealthDay News) -- Hamstring injuries are common during running
and other forms of exercise. But do you know the most common