Kids' Sledding Mishaps Can Cause Serious Head Trauma

SATURDAY, Oct. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Head injuries are a major cause of children's hospitalizations due to sledding crashes, a new study finds.

Fewer Than Half of Kids Hurt in Car Crashes Wearing Seat Belts

SATURDAY, Oct. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than half of U.S. children injured in car crashes between 2002 and 2006 were wearing seat belts, and minority children had the lowest rates of seat-belt use, a new study finds.

Many Don't Believe Their Obesity Poses Health Risks: Study

SATURDAY, Oct. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Many overweight and obese patients seen in hospital emergency departments don't believe their weight poses a risk to their health, and many say doctors have never told them otherwise, a new study finds.