'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise
Rest, possibly combined with physical therapy, key to recovery, research suggests
Routine Errands a Risky Time for Falls by Seniors
Study suggests sidewalks, curbs may be key to keeping older pedestrians safe
Even Mild Concussion Can Cause Thinking, Memory Problems: Study
Finding suggests damage may be present even after obvious symptoms are gone
Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion
Those with light or noise sensitivities post-injury seem to be more affected, study found
Doctors Need to Protect Athletes From Concussion Risk: Neurologists
They should educate, clear players to return to field only when ready, statement says
Muscle and Bone Injuries, Mental Disorders Plagued U.S. Iraq War Vets
Study followed 4,100 soldiers until four years after their return home
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.