Spring Break Drunkeness a Dangerous Tradition
Expert says thousands of college students injured each year after drinking too much, and some die
Texting While Walking Often Leads to Injuries: Expert
Distraction causes people to fall down stairs, step into traffic, trauma doctor says
For Many College Athletes, the Payoff Is Lifelong Disabilities: Study
They were more likely to have physical and emotional problems later in life than non-athletes, researchers found
Quick Vision Test May Help Spot Concussions on Sidelines
Combined with two other simple screenings, all cases of head injury were caught, researchers report
Amputee's 'Phantom Limb' Pain Eased by Virtual Arm Technology
But researchers note it's not clear if treatment will work for anyone else
Blood Pressure Meds May Raise Risk of Serious Falls for Seniors
Study found those over 70 who took medications were up to 40 percent more likely to be injured
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.