Abnormal Test Results in Hospital Signal Raised Kidney Injury Risk

WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Common kidney function tests using blood or urine can help doctors identify hospitalized patients at risk for acute kidney injury, researchers say.

Brain Injury Linked to Raised Risk of Road Rage

TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who have suffered a traumatic brain injury are at increased risk for road rage, a new study finds.

Fall-Related Deaths Nearly Doubled for U.S. Seniors Since 2000

THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American seniors who die from fall-related injuries has nearly doubled since 2000, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals.

Mow With Safety in Mind

SATURDAY, May 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Before you get ready to cut your grass, remember lawn mowers can pose a significant injury risk, experts say.

Kids' Eye Injuries From Air, BB and Paintball Guns on the Rise

FRIDAY, May 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eye injuries in children from certain types of guns -- such as air guns, BB guns and paintball guns -- increased dramatically between 2010 and 2012 in the United States, according to new research.

Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Hip Strain?

(HealthDay News) -- Injury to the muscles that surround the hip can range from mild to severe, and athletes are considered at higher risk.

Muscle Strength Helps Baseball Pitchers Avoid Injury

MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The strength of a baseball pitcher's arm muscles may play a larger role in elbow injury risk and prevention than previously thought, a new study suggests.

Ease Back Into Springtime Sports, Doctor Cautions

FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Spring can be a peak time for injuries as people rush back into warm weather sports without being properly prepared, an expert says.

As the Weather Warms, Avoid Gardening's Pitfalls

TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise and fresh food are among the benefits of gardening, but there are also potential hazards that you can take steps to avoid, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

Be Careful With That Eyeliner

TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Applying pencil eyeliner to the inner eyelid increases the risk that particles will get into the eye and cause vision problems, a new study warns.