HealthDay News: Injuries
Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA
As the fall sports
season starts and young players face the risk of concussions, the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that dietary supplements
that claim to prevent, treat or cure concussions are untested,
unproven and possibly dangerous.
Hot Cars Can Quickly Prove Deadly for Kids
Before you decide it's safe to make a quick dash into the pharmacy while your toddler is asleep in a car seat during the hot months of summer, consider this: More than 600 children in the United States have died of vehicle-related heat stroke since 1998.
Tips for Beating BBQ Burns
Summer's the season for grilling outside, but mishaps can happen even to the most experienced grillmaster.
Routine Errands a Risky Time for Falls by Seniors
For older Americans, a fall can sometimes bring serious health consequences. And a new study finds that seniors are more likely to fall while carrying out routine daily errands than when they are walking for exercise.
'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise
With summer in full
swing so too are youthful arms, with kids happily throwing pitches
as hard and as fast as they can on baseball diamonds all across