Is Surgery Always Needed for Meniscal Tears of the Knee?

WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A meniscal tear is a common and disabling knee injury affecting many Americans at some point in their lives.

Health Tip: Help Prevent Falls

(HealthDay News) -- Falling and potentially hurting yourself isn't a foregone part of getting older.

Get Outside, Get Moving to Prevent 'Gamer's Thumb'

MONDAY, July 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- "Gamer's thumb" -- a repetitive stress injury -- can strike anyone who spends a lot of time playing video games. But taking breaks can be just what the doctor ordered, a new study suggests.

Watch Where Pokemon Go Leads You

TUESDAY, July 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The Pokemon Go craze sweeping the globe can pose some serious health risks -- and not just to the digital creatures that are the game's intended targets.

Health Tip: Caring for Foot Ulcers

(HealthDay News) -- Foot ulcers are wounds that commonly develop under the big toe or on the balls of the feet. They're common among people with diabetes.

Concussion Rates Have Doubled Among U.S. Kids

SUNDAY, July 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Concussion rates are rising sharply among U.S. kids and teens, researchers report.

Are High School Athletes at Risk From Artificial Turf?

FRIDAY, July 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lower levels of fake soil in artificial turf -- a cost-saving move -- may be linked to sharply higher numbers of injuries among high school football players, new research suggests.

Handle Fireworks With Care on the Fourth

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans love fireworks, especially on the Fourth of July, but experts warn they can be dangerous if not used safely.

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.