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2014-02-03 12:24:34

Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center explore the potential to "protect the brain from the inside out" CINCINNATI, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study analyzing concussion data for NFL players during the 16-game regular season schedules for 2012 and 2013 may provide insight that could lead to safer play, including a pathway for concussion-prevention strategies. Highlights of the study include: (Logo:...

2014-02-02 23:02:29

Scald Injury Prevention Campaign Burn Awareness Week, observed the first full week in February, is designed to provide an opportunity for burn, fire and life safety educators to unite in sharing a common burn awareness and prevention message in our communities. Burn Awareness Week, celebrated early in the year, is an excellent opportunity to “kick off” a year full of burn awareness education. West Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Scalds - A Burning Issue Scald injuries are painful...

2014-01-31 23:02:42

New Continuing Medical Education and Information Portal Streamlines Access for Wound Care Professionals Malvern, PA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, a leader in healthcare communications and education, is proud to announce the launch of SAWC Network, a new online portal for wound care professionals to access relevant news, articles, industry meeting information, live and online CME/CE opportunities, and more. For nearly 30 years, the Symposium on Advanced Wound...

2014-01-27 13:34:45

About 20 children per day in the United States are injured by firearms seriously enough to require hospitalization, and more than 6% of these children die from their injuries, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine researchers and their colleagues published in the Jan. 27 online issue of Pediatrics. John Leventhal, M.D., and his team studied children and adolescents younger than age 20 at the time of admission to the hospital in 2009. In that year, in the United States, 7,391...

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2014-01-23 11:24:00

[ Watch the Video: Texting And Walking Just Makes You Look Silly ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Man has probably not evolved to be proficient at simultaneously texting and walking, and a new study in the journal PLOS ONE has found that this type of multi-tasking causes us to slow the pace of our walk, swerve slightly and move more robotically. The team of researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia said they wanted to investigate anecdotal news...

2014-01-22 12:25:20

AARP Provides Quick Steps to Stay Warm, Encourages Illinoisans to Check In on Elderly Friends and Neighbors CHICAGO, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a new, extreme round of cold weather upon us today and for the next few days, it's critical to wear layers, stay warm, protect yourself against falls and injuries, and check in on elderly relatives, friends, and neighbors who may be at particular risk of cold-related health problems. Simple, quick steps can help you and others stay...

2014-01-21 23:03:37

FastCare announced today that sports injuries, as well as any non-life-threatening condition, can be treated quickly, professionally, and without an appointment at either of their new and improved locations in South Florida. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 From American football to Hockey and Rugby, and even “non-contact” sports like tennis, volleyball and soccer, the risk of injury is always present, and common, regardless of the activity. FastCare, a provider of urgent care in Miami, FL,...

2014-01-20 23:01:20

CarePoint Health kicked off the lecture series on January 16, 2014 with a Wound Care presentation from Dr. Emran Sheikh, a nerve reconstruction surgeon and Medical Director for the wound care center at HUMC. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 CarePoint Health - Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center - launched its 2014 Lunch and Learn education series. These Lunch and Learn events provide information on interesting health topics. CarePoint Health...

2014-01-18 23:04:19

PlasmaGenix medical team says Non-Invasive PRP is an effective treatment for many sports-related injuries. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 The Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade has suffered from recurring knee pain, and sought relief through platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy near the end of last season. Knee injuries like Wade’s are among the most common in basketball players and other athletes. PlasmaGenix Affiliated Medical Centers treat sports-related knee injuries, as well as...

2014-01-17 16:23:16

Featuring NFL and NCAA Football Sports Medicine Experts GULF BREEZE, Fla., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renowned orthopaedic and sports medicine experts from across the country will speak at the ninth annual Andrews Institute Injuries in Football Conference, March 6-8 at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in beautiful Destin, Fla. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/DC48695) Speakers include representatives from the National Football League (NFL) and National...


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