Health Tip: Strained Hamstring?

(HealthDay News) -- Injuries are common in the hamstring -- the muscle at the back of the thigh -- notably among athletes.

Coaches Don't Always Protect Young Pitchers' Arms: Study

FRIDAY, Oct. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Counting pitches reduces young pitchers' risk of arm damage, but many coaches don't use this method consistently, according to a new study.

U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says

TUESDAY, Oct. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Road crash injuries sent more than 2.5 million Americans to emergency rooms in 2012. And, nearly 200,000 were hospitalized due to motor vehicle collisions, a new federal government report says.

Avoid the Fall Sports Injury Trap

SATURDAY, Sept. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young athletes hitting the playing fields this fall should be reminded that aches and pains might signal an undiagnosed sports injury, experts say.

U.S. Gun Deaths Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in D.C.

FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to firearm deaths, Hawaii has the fewest gun deaths in the United States, while the District of Columbia has the highest, according to new research.

Modern Forensics Provides Clues to Death of Richard III

TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Modern forensic techniques are shedding light on a 500-year-old mystery: Which battlefield injuries might have killed King Richard III, the last English monarch to die in battle?

Health Tip: Avoiding Computer Strain

(HealthDay News) -- If you aren't positioned correctly at the computer, you may be left with some serious strains, aches and pains.

Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA

TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As the fall sports season starts and young players face the risk of concussions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that dietary supplements that claim to prevent, treat or cure concussions are untested, unproven and possibly dangerous.

Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips

FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents need to make safety a priority when shopping for school backpacks for their children, an expert advises.

Researchers Create Functional 3-D Brain-Like Tissue

TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who created functional 3-D brain-like tissue say it could help scientists find new treatments for brain injuries and diseases and improve knowledge about normal brain function.