Abused Children at Risk for Obesity as Adults: Study
They are 36 percent more likely to struggle with weight later in life, researchers report
Women Less Likely to Get Trauma Center Care After Injury: Study
More research into factors behind trend, effects on outcomes is needed, study author says
Multiple Head Injuries Raise Soldiers' Suicide Risk, Study Finds
20 percent of those with two or more brain traumas had thoughts of killing themselves
High School Football Players Often Not Deterred by Head Injury
Knowing dangers of concussion not enough to keep many teens on sidelines, survey finds
First Aid Tips for Treating Cuts, Scrapes and Puncture Wounds
Acting quickly can help injuries heal faster, prevent infection
More Than 4,000 U.S. Kids Hurt Each Year on Amusement Rides
Researchers call for standardized safety regulations to reduce injuries
Sports injuries are common daily occurrences in the US. Most sports injuries are due to either traumatic injury or overuse of muscles or joints.
Prevention is the key to fighting many infectious diseases.
Exposing a wound to 100 percent oxygen can speed the healing process.
Because of poor blood circulation, wounds of all kinds heal slowly and are easily infected.
A scar is the body's natural way of healing and replacing lost or damaged skin.
Tetanus is an acute, sometimes fatal, disease of the central nervous system.