Latest Center for Injury Research and Policy Stories
If you have ever been to the ballet or a dance recital, you know dance is a beautiful form of expression. However, it is very physically taxing and strenuous on the body, especially for children and teens.
More than 5,100 American children find themselves in the hospital every year with injuries sustained from falling out of windows.
As summer is set to arrive and more and more kids go for a dip in the pool, a new study warns that parents and guardians need to be aware about the drowning risk posed by portable pools.
More than 4 million pediatric and adolescent basketball-related injuries treated in emergency departments 1997-2007.
New study focuses on alcohol consumption and agriculture-related injuries in China.
Significant increases seen in deaths from falls, motorcycle crashes, machinery use and poisoning.
New study finds severe injuries vary by sport, gender and type of exposure.
Rare injuries accounted for 3 and a half percent of high school athletes' injuries 2005 through 2007, according to the first study to examine rare injuries and conditions of US high school athletes.
Results from a new study suggest that extremely obese people are more likely than normal-weight people to injure themselves.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
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