Kitchen Cooking Burns a Real Danger for Kids

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The day she ended up with second- and third-degree burns on her back, 4-year-old Giuliana Maggio was just busy doing what 4-year-olds do: running around the house, playing hide-and-seek during a family gathering.

Improper Use of Contact Lenses Can Trigger Serious Eye Damage, CDC Says

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Unsafe use of contact lenses -- such as sleeping with them in place or using the same pair for too long -- is triggering serious eye injuries for many Americans, a new report finds.

7 Ways to Avoid Serious Injury From School Sports

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- School sports play a major role in many lives, and for players and parents alike it's important to know how to reduce the risk of injuries, a sports medicine doctor says.

Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite concerns that the stimulants used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might raise the risk of drug abuse, new research suggests the medications are linked with less risky behaviors in teens.

Injuries at Indoor Trampoline Parks Jump

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A wave of injuries at indoor trampoline parks has prompted a call for design and safety standards.

Taking a Bike Ride? Don't Forget Your Helmet

SATURDAY, Aug. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- All cyclists should wear bike helmets, which can reduce the risk of head injury by as much as 85 percent, safety experts say.

Keep Your Kids Active and Injury-Free

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The benefits of youth sports and exercise far outweigh the risks, health experts say. And there are a number of things parents can do to help prevent injuries.

Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lowering the alcohol content in beer and other drinks may help reduce their harmful health effects, researchers say.

Health Tip: Did You Strain Your Hamstring?

(HealthDay News) -- Hamstring injuries are common during running and other forms of exercise. But do you know the most common warning signs?

Don't Shrug Off Shoulder Safety When Playing Summer Sports

FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans enjoy summer sports, but nobody enjoys heading to the emergency room when their favorite form of exercise leads to serious shoulder pain.