Latest Injury prevention Stories

2011-02-09 08:00:00

Partners with American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) to Conduct Research Study Aimed at Injury Prevention MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb.

2011-02-03 19:09:00

Mountain biking, also known as off-road biking, is a great way to stay physically active while enjoying nature and exploring the outdoors.

2011-01-27 15:33:43

Researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital examined running-related injuries among children and adolescents 6 to 18 years old and found that an estimated 225,344 cases were treated in U.S. emergency departments from 1994 through 2007, for an average of more than 16,000 each year.

2010-08-25 10:37:00

Cost amounts to nearly $500 for each U.S. licensed driver in one year ATLANTA, Aug.

2010-08-19 07:07:00

WAYNE, N.J., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Babies"R"Us® today announced that it has expanded its partnership with the Home Safety Council, the only national nonprofit organization solely dedicated to preventing home-related injuries, to raise awareness about accidental infant and child injury.

2010-07-19 12:39:06

The jury is still out on the effectiveness of prevention programs for knee injuries in young athletes.

2010-05-10 12:30:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The late Charles Y. Warner, former senior engineer with Collision Safety Engineering, and David C. Viano, a principal of ProBiomechanics, LLC, have been awarded the SAE International Arnold W. Siegel International Transportation Safety Award.

2010-05-05 10:15:00

Families in the Tampa Bay area now have an easier way to keep their children safe in and around their home. TAMPA, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a first aid and CPR instructor, Jane Cook understands the important role prevention plays when it comes to safety.

2010-04-21 14:00:00

EDMONTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation invites members of the media to attend the inaugural CN Injury Prevention Lecture Series featuring Dr.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.