Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport

FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Focusing too much on playing one favorite sport probably isn't a good idea for kids under 12, researchers report.

More Babies in Strollers, Cribs Winding Up in ER: Study

MONDAY, March 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of babies and toddlers are landing in the emergency room for injuries related to strollers, cribs and other nursery products, a new U.S. study finds.

'Synthetic Pot' Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens

MONDAY, March 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana is often seen as a relatively benign drug that produces a typically mellow high, but new U.S. government research shows that the drugs called synthetic pot appear to be much different.

Hip Fracture's Link to Early Death May Last Years

MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Older people who suffer a hip fracture face a much higher risk of death soon after the injury, but the risk persists over the longer term, a large study indicates.

Ice Fishing Can Invite Serious Injuries

SATURDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Ice fishing may seem like a relaxing pastime, but it can result in broken bones, concussions and other injuries, according to surgeons from the Mayo Clinic.

ACL Tears on the Rise Among Kids, Especially Girls

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As kids play sports like soccer and football with more frequency and force, many are damaging their knees, a new study finds.

How to Stay on Your Feet During Slippery Winter Conditions

SATURDAY, Feb. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Before you head outside to shovel the snow off your sidewalk this weekend, heed some safety advice so you don't slip on the ice and land in the ER.

Health Tip: Signs of a Sprained Wrist

(HealthDay News) -- If you feel like you're falling, it's a reflex action to put your hand out to break the fall. That's why wrist sprains are so common.

Link Seen Between Concussions and Alzheimer's

THURSDAY, Jan. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Could concussions speed up the mental decline of people already at risk for Alzheimer's disease?

Cold-Weather Foot Care Key for Diabetics

THURSDAY, Jan. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Poor circulation and nerve damage leave people with diabetes at increased risk for potentially serious foot problems, especially during the cold weather, a foot and ankle specialist warns.