Preventing Childhood Accidents at Home

FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As a parent, you may worry most about your kids when they aren't with you. But many of the falls that send a million children to the ER each year happen at home.

U.S. Gun Sales Rose After Sandy Hook Massacre: Study

THURSDAY, Dec. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Firearm sales surged following the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2012, when it appeared the United States might adopt tougher gun control laws.

Coming Soon: A Gel That Could Help Save Soldiers' Eyes

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When eye injury strikes, the time needed to rush patients to proper care becomes crucial.

Who's Most Distracted Behind the Wheel?

FRIDAY, Nov. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Texting, talking on cellphones, eating, drinking -- distractions such as these are a driving hazard, and are more likely to occur among young men, new research shows.

Health Tip: Prevent Fire Deaths and Injuries

(HealthDay News) -- The American Red Cross says it responds to more than 64,000 disasters annually -- mostly home fires.

Motorcycle Crashes Far More Deadly Than Car Crashes

MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Motorcycle crashes are far costlier than car accidents, both in lives lost and in medical expenses, a new study shows.

Dr. Tommy John Hopes Fewer Young Athletes Need Dad's Namesake Surgery

FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Despite a long and illustrious pro baseball career, Tommy John is more famous as the source of the name for a surgical procedure than for the nearly 300 games the left-handed pitcher won.

Preventing Sports Injuries

THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Simple steps can help keep you from being sidelined by a sports injury.

Obesity to Blame for Epidemic of Knee Dislocations, Complications

FRIDAY, Nov. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Need another reason to keep your weight under control?

Daytime Wounds May Heal Faster Than Nighttime Ones

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Your internal body clock is the reason why wounds heal faster if an injury occurs during the day rather than at night, new research suggests.