Doctors Offer Fall Clean-Up Safety Advice

FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fall clean-up often means it's time to drag out your ladder and rake. But what may seem like an easy task can lead to serious injury if you don't take proper precautions.

Health Tip: When You Get a Cut

(HealthDay News) -- Most minor cuts can be cared for at home, but there are times when a cut needs a doctor's attention.

Rehab May Not Help After Broken Ankle: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- After a broken ankle, many patients embark on an exercise-based rehabilitation program to help speed healing and regain mobility. But a new study out of Australia casts some doubt on whether these programs help.

Routine Screening for Child Abuse Might Spot More Cases: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The early signs of child abuse among infants and toddlers -- head trauma, cracked ribs or abdominal injuries -- are often missed, and that may be due in part to a lack of standardized screening, researchers report.

Zip Line Injuries on the Rise

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Zip lining has become a popular way to experience a little adventure, but serious injuries can be an unintended consequence of that momentary thrill, researchers report.

Injury Toll in U.S. in 2013: $671 Billion

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Injuries from accidents and violence cost the United States $671 billion in 2013, with men accounting for far more of those costs than women, federal health officials reported Wednesday.

U.S. Combat Deaths Declined Under 'Golden Hour Policy': Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Faster helicopter transport times helped reduce deaths among U.S. soldiers who suffered serious combat injuries in Afghanistan, researchers say.

Toppling TVs a Risk to Kids

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Televisions topple over on thousands of toddlers each year, sometimes causing head injuries severe enough to result in death, Canadian researchers are reporting.

Heavy Drinking Linked to Greater Risk for Alcohol-Related Cancers

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heavy drinking increases the risk for injury and alcohol-related cancers, a new study reports.

MRI Helps Detect Brain Bleeding Soon After Traumatic Brain Injury

TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Military service members who undergo brain imaging soon after suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may get better treatment more promptly, a new study suggests.