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Listen up, pedestrians wearing headphones. Can you hear the trains or cars around you? Many probably can't, especially young adult males. Serious injuries to pedestrians listening to headphones have more than tripled in six ...
Health Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Fewer children required hospitalization following a drowning incident over the last two decades, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy. According to the study, pediatric hospitalizations ...
Health Jan 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Testing athletes for concussions may induce mental fatigue in subjects whether or not they have a head injury, according to Penn State researchers.
Neuroscience Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
More than half a million children in the U.S. sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) every year. Adults who suffer TBI often report headaches afterward, but little is known about how often children suffer headaches after ...
Health Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Firefighters are more likely to be injured while exercising than while putting out fires, suggests research published online in Injury Prevention.
Health Nov 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
During the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, many previously healthy children became critically ill, developing severe pneumonia and respiratory failure, sometimes fatal. The largest nationwide investigation to date of influenza ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Psychiatric nurses could play a role in preventing firearm suicides and homicides among the mentally ill, but few receive training on this issue, says a new study from Ball State University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 01, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
A workplace program designed to teach employees to act more like consumers when they make health care decisions, for example, by finding and evaluating health information or choosing a benefit plan, also improved ...
Health Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Road deaths among young adults and seniors are down nearly 60 percent since 1968, but they still have the highest road fatality rates among all age groups, say University of Michigan researchers.
Health Oct 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Teens who drink more than five cans of non-diet, fizzy soft drinks every week are significantly more likely to behave aggressively, suggests research published online in Injury Prevention. This includes carrying a weapon ...
Health Oct 25, 2011 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 7
A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy and Columbia University finds alcohol-related fatal motor vehicle crashes in the U.S. are much lower among drivers with Canadian licenses ...
Health Oct 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
From 1999 to 2007, there were 185,950 emergency department (ED) visits in the U.S. for firearm injuries in children aged 0 to 19 years. A new abstract presented Monday, Oct. 17, at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) ...
Health Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- The number of athletic children going to hospitals with concussions is up 60 percent in the past decade, a finding that is likely due to parents and coaches being more careful about getting head injuries treated, ...
Health Oct 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- As awareness continues to grow about sports-related concussions among student athletes, two New Jersey lawmakers say it's time for schools to start following nationwide protocols governing such injuries.
Health Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Windows are a part of everyday life for children in the United States. While many parents know that windows can be a hazard for their child, they may not be aware just how often things can take a turn for the worse.
Health Aug 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0