That bump on the head may have effects on your brain for longer than you might think.
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New evidence suggests that high school football may be getting a little safer — at least in one state.
The popularity of zip lining has skyrocketed in recent years, but the adventure activity's momentary thrill may actually pose some serious risks to r...
In today's era of medical advances, it can be hard to tell reality from science fiction. And this remarkable new medical discovery is no different.
Monitoring the placement of your TV may be just as important as monitoring what your kids watch.
Paralysis can mean a life confined to a wheelchair. But a new discovery may pave the way for a miraculous alternative.
It's football season again, a time for tailgating, touchdowns and rooting for the home team. But this American tradition may not be without its dange...
Many teens routinely drink energy drinks. For those who have had a head injury, that may be a problem.
If you're a parent, you likely know that properly installing a car seat can be a daunting task. But even perfect installation may not guarantee that ...
A new technology may soon revolutionize the way paralysis patients communicate with the outside world.
Cycling is a popular form of recreation among people of all ages, but it's not without its risks.
Helmets can reduce the risk of serious head injuries, but soon they may also be able to detect them.
Head injuries can sideline football players in a hurry. But how common are head injuries among college players really?
A new breakthrough has given four paralyzed men the ability to stand — with the possibility of one day walking in the future.
Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is often called the signature wound of soldiers returning from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
It’s probably human nature — if you think the odds are high that you’ll get a ticket, you'll be more likely to buckle up.
Car accidents happen to people from all walks of life and at all ages. But that doesn't mean all people recover from these events as easily as others...
A spinal cord injury can change a person’s life in an instant, creating new challenges for everyday life. But the good news is that, for most age g...