Concussions Strike 1 in 3 Water Polo Players

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Add water polo to the list of sports where concussions are common.

Sprained Ankle Could Pose Longer-Term Harms to Health

THURSDAY, June 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans have suffered through an ankle break or sprain, but new research suggests these injuries might have a larger effect on health.

Australia's Gun Laws Silence Mass Shooters

WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Since tighter gun laws were introduced in Australia 20 years ago, there hasn't been a single mass shooting in that country, researchers report.

Better Care Could Cut Deaths From Trauma by 20 Percent: Report

FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Improved care could prevent one in every five deaths currently lost to traumatic injuries in the United States, a new federal report finds.

Lift Ban on CDC Research Into Gun Violence, Doctors' Group Says

TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- On the heels of yet another senseless gun massacre in the United States, the nation's leading physicians' organization is urging more research into gun violence.

Kids' Concussion Rates May Be Higher Than Thought

TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Because most young children who suffer a concussion aren't first seen in hospital emergency rooms, official tallies of these injuries may be greatly underreported, a new study finds.

Money, Language Barriers Can Affect Kids' Brain Injury Care

TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children with traumatic brain injuries may be less likely to receive rehabilitation care if they come from poor families with a limited grasp of English, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Protect Your Hands While Gardening

(HealthDay News) -- Digging and weeding can pose dangers for your hands, so use caution while working in your garden.

Concussion Tied to More School Problems Than Other Sports Injuries

FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Students who suffer a concussion may face more school difficulties than their peers with other sports-related injuries, a new study suggests.

Delayed Treatment for Concussion May Prolong Recovery

FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Athletes should not take a blow to the head lightly. New research suggests delayed treatment for concussion could prolong recovery.