Football Great Frank Gifford Had Brain Disease

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The family of National Football League Hall of Famer Frank Gifford announced Wednesday that he had chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) prior to his death.

First Year of Life Poses Highest Risk for Child Abuse: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of serious physical abuse is highest among infants under the age of 1, a new study shows.

Play it Safe Cooking the Thanksgiving Feast

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While cooking your Thanksgiving feast this Thursday, remember that the risk of fire and burns is high during the holiday, an expert says.

Motorized Wheelchair Users at Raised Risk for Traffic Deaths: Study

THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The advent of motorized wheelchairs has given thousands of disabled Americans much more independence and mobility. But along with that freedom comes an increase in traffic-related deaths, a new study suggests.

Falls, Fights Cause Most Serious Eye Injuries: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Falls and fights are the leading causes of eye injuries that land people in the hospital, a new study finds.

Military Deployment Tied to Greater Odds of Child Abuse, Neglect

THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young children of U.S. Army soldiers may have a higher risk of abuse or neglect during and just after a parent is deployed abroad, a new study finds.

Mixed Martial Arts Injuries Less Serious Than Those From Boxing: Study

THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mixed martial arts may look more savage than boxing, but the popular sport actually poses a lower risk of serious injury, according to a new study.

Health Tip: Protect Against an Ingrown Toenail

(HealthDay News) -- An ingrown toenail can become quite painful as a nail grows into a toe's skin.

Doctors Often Flub Achilles Tendon Diagnosis, Review Finds

FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Achilles tendon problems are often misdiagnosed, but many patients still have good outcomes, a new study suggests.

Severe Combat Injuries Linked to Risk of Chronic Diseases

MONDAY, Nov. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. soldiers who've suffered severe combat injuries are at high risk for chronic diseases, according to a new study.