Latest Center for Injury Research and Policy Stories

Dance-Related Injuries On The Rise In Children
2013-02-12 07:57:16

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.

2011-08-22 15:14:42

More than 5,100 American children find themselves in the hospital every year with injuries sustained from falling out of windows.

2011-06-20 09:05:00

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.

2010-09-13 07:50:00

More than 4 million pediatric and adolescent basketball-related injuries treated in emergency departments 1997-2007.

2010-07-27 16:07:00

New study focuses on alcohol consumption and agriculture-related injuries in China.

2010-04-05 15:02:40

Significant increases seen in deaths from falls, motorcycle crashes, machinery use and poisoning.

2009-09-02 23:50:00

New study finds severe injuries vary by sport, gender and type of exposure.

2008-12-03 11:04:31

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.

2005-07-20 17:45:00

Results from a new study suggest that extremely obese people are more likely than normal-weight people to injure themselves.

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