Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips

FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents need to make safety a priority when shopping for school backpacks for their children, an expert advises.

Researchers Create Functional 3-D Brain-Like Tissue

TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who created functional 3-D brain-like tissue say it could help scientists find new treatments for brain injuries and diseases and improve knowledge about normal brain function.

Hot Cars Can Quickly Prove Deadly for Kids

TUESDAY, Aug. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Before you decide it's safe to make a quick dash into the pharmacy while your toddler is asleep in a car seat during the hot months of summer, consider this: More than 600 children in the United States have died of vehicle-related heat stroke since 1998.

It's 'Buyer Beware' for Decorative Contact Lenses, FDA Says

TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Decorative contact lenses may seem like a fun accessory, but if you're not careful, they can cause serious eye damage.

Tips for Beating BBQ Burns

TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Summer's the season for grilling outside, but mishaps can happen even to the most experienced grillmaster.

Injuries on the Increase in High School Lacrosse, Study Shows

TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High school lacrosse players are facing an increasing number of injuries during practices as well as games, a new study finds.

Routine Errands a Risky Time for Falls by Seniors

THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For older Americans, a fall can sometimes bring serious health consequences. And a new study finds that seniors are more likely to fall while carrying out routine daily errands than when they are walking for exercise.

'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise

THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- With summer in full swing so too are youthful arms, with kids happily throwing pitches as hard and as fast as they can on baseball diamonds all across America.

Even Mild Concussion Can Cause Thinking, Memory Problems: Study

WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A mild or moderate concussion may have longer-lasting consequences than previously realized, a new study suggests.

Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion

THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who are sensitive to light or noise after a concussion are more likely to develop emotional symptoms such as anxiety and depression, a new study says.