Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears

FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Fourth of July weekend is a time for celebrations and beautiful fireworks displays. But, parents do need to take steps to protect their children's ears from loud fireworks, a hearing expert cautions.

Health Tip: Should I Bandage a Wound?

(HealthDay News) -- Proper wound care can promote healing and ward off infection.

'Skinny Jeans' Linked to Woman's Nerve Damage

MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Long periods of squatting in tight jeans can cause muscle and nerve damage, a new case study suggests.

Brain Injury May Hurt Job Prospects of U.S. Veterans

WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Finding a job can be difficult for U.S. veterans who suffered a brain injury while deployed in recent wars, a new study finds.

Which Candidate? Study Examines the Voter's Brain

MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've identified an area of the brain that seems to influence how you vote.

Dermatologist's Tips for Reducing Scars After Cuts, Scrapes

MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- During the summer, people tend to get more scrapes, cuts and scratches, which can lead to scars.

U.S. Hospitals Seeing More Kids With Self-Inflicted Injuries

MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of U.S. kids are landing in the ER because of self-inflicted injuries, a new study finds.

Spinal Cord Injuries Drop Among Young, But Rise Among Older Americans

TUESDAY, June 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While the overall rate of traumatic spinal cord injuries was stable from 1993 to 2012, an increasing number of older Americans have experienced this injury, a new study finds.

Safety Precautions Help Prevent Summer Camp Injuries

FRIDAY, June 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Parents may be surprised to learn that camp injuries happen most often during supervised activities. The risk for injuries also increases when camp lasts 14 days or more, children's health experts say.

Health Tip: Avoiding Overuse Injury

(HealthDay News) -- Doing the same exercises day after day can lead to overuse injury.