Health

NATA issues clinical guidance on acute skin trauma in sports

(HealthDay)—Clinical decisions and intervention protocols after acute skin trauma during participation in athletic and recreational activities vary among athletic trainers and are often based on ritualistic practices, according ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Social clubs fill gap in dementia support

Community-based social groups could play a crucial role in empowering people with early-onset dementia, according to new UBC research.

Health

Outdoor enthusiasts need a lightning plan

(HealthDay)—Those partaking in outdoor sports and activities need to be aware of the threat posed by lightning and take appropriate safety measures, experts say.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The Medical Minute: Back-to-school transitions for teens

Preparing to ace subjects such as time management, independence and identity can drive high school and college students—not to mention their parents—to weeks of worry and anxiety as summer melts into September.

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