News tagged with prevention programs

Fractures take high toll on high school athletes

(HealthDay)—Fractures account for about 10 percent of all injuries suffered by U.S. high school athletes, and can have a major physical, emotional and financial impact on the young competitors, according ...

Dec 04, 2012
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Serious child abuse injuries creep up, study shows

A new Yale School of Medicine study shows that cases of serious physical abuse in children, such as head injuries, burns, and fractures, increased slightly by about 5% in the last 12 years. This is in sharp contrast to data ...

Oct 01, 2012
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Targeting childhood obesity early

With childhood obesity now affecting 17 percent of American children, the nation is rallying around the concept that serious action is required. In 2010, President Barack Obama established the first Task ...

Sep 19, 2012
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