Head Trauma in Abused Babies, Toddlers Can Have Lifelong Impact

MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Half of children who experience a severe abusive head trauma before the age of 5 will die before they turn 21, according to a new study.

Boston Marathon Bombing's Legacy of Hearing Damage

FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people suffered long-term ear and hearing problems after the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013, a new study finds.

Talking to Friend While Driving? May Be Safer When They See the Road, Too

THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Experts have long warned that cellphone conversations are an enemy to safe driving.

Falls Leading Cause of Serious Head Trauma for Kids, Study Shows

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study of more than 43,000 children finds that falls are the most common cause of head injuries among younger kids.

Three-Quarters of Young Baseball Players Have Arm Pain

TUESDAY, Nov. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Arm pain is common among young baseball players, a new study shows.

Health Tip: When to Bandage a Wound

(HealthDay News) -- Knowing how and when to bandage a wound can help speed healing.

MIT Researchers Develop Safer 'Button' Battery

MONDAY, Nov. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have developed a coating for button batteries to prevent them from causing chemical burns in the digestive tract if they're swallowed by children.

Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The skin condition eczema may increase slightly the risk of broken bones and injured joints, a new study reports.

Universal Helmet Laws May Help Save Young Motorcyclists

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that state laws requiring "universal" motorcycle helmet use -- instead of helmet laws just for certain ages -- may lower the rates of traumatic brain injuries in young riders.

Brain Injuries in Older Age Could Boost Dementia Risk, Study Finds

MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A mild concussion after age 65 might boost your risk of developing dementia, a new study suggests.