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7 Smart Things to Do Immediately After An Accident

Laiza King | Posted 09.13.2016 | Impact
Laiza King

Accidents can happen any time, but do you know what to do when you're involved in one?

I'm a Diabetic, Why is my Shoulder Frozen?

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 09.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

What Is Adhesive Capsulitis? Adhesive capsulitis is a painful, progressive loss of shoulder motion. The shoulder is usually stiff and will not move. T...

Common Causes of Heel Pain: Baxter Nerve Compression, Plantar Fasciitis, Fat Pad Atrophy, Achilles Tendonitis, And Stress Fractures Of The Calcaneus

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Heel Pain (Figure 1) Patients often complain of heel pain and there are several common causes of that pain. A correct diagnosis of the cause is essent...

Pokémon GO... And Get Injured?

Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT | Posted 08.11.2016 | Science
Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT

From the beaches of Santa Monica to the streets of Manhattan, there is one constant -- masses of people losing themselves in the virtual splendor of Pokémon Go.

Who Sleeps on Which Side of the Bed?

Paul C. Rosenblatt | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul C. Rosenblatt

Couples who share a bed almost always have a system for how they share the bed. That makes sleeping together easier and more efficient. With things so well organized they don't have to spend time discussing how to use the bed tonight.

Rethinking the Pain Puzzle

Lillie Rosenthal | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Lillie Rosenthal

Rethinking the Pain Puzzle Dr. Lillie Rosenthal Pain is a puzzle to be solved. Pain deserves our attention -- our ...

Could Your Child Survive This Crisis?

Fred Engh | Posted 05.04.2016 | Sports
Fred Engh

Have you, as a parent, ever checked to see who is around to help provide first aid in the event of a serious injury to your child? The coach, you say? Well, before depending on your child's coach, it might be wise to talk to them.

Workplace Fatalities on the Rise

Deborah Hersman | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Deborah Hersman

Mason Scott Cox was a 19-year-old recent high school graduate with a bright future. He was eager to find work when an opportunity arose at a tree remo...

Injuries and the Couple's Bed

Paul C. Rosenblatt | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul C. Rosenblatt

Backs, shoulders, necks, ankles, feet, wrists, or knees were damaged. Bones were broken. Such injuries are often terrible for the person who is injured. They are also often terrible for the person's bed-sharing partner and the couple's bed-sharing relationship.

Winter Chills, Thrills and Spills

Lisa Smith Molinari | Posted 01.29.2016 | Comedy
Lisa Smith Molinari

A middle-aged Navy wife and mother of three, I should've been at the bottom of the hill taking pictures. But when my base neighbor handed me a red saucer after I'd been cooped up watching Jonas drop a foot and a half of snow on the hill behind our house, I had no choice in the matter.

5 Things Every Parent of Young Kids Should Know in Case of an Emergency

Rachel Brehm | Posted 01.04.2016 | Parents
Rachel Brehm

When your child is sick, hurting and scared, you will feel powerless, overwhelmed and angry. Continue to move forward, and keep this in the back of your restless mind: This too shall pass.

Lighten the Load on Our Nurses for Better Health Care

Rep. John Conyers | Posted 12.17.2015 | Politics
Rep. John Conyers

Prior to the OSH Act, workplace safety was a concept only familiar to those with a good union or an unusually goodhearted boss. There was no law saying your employer had to send you home every day in one piece. The OSH Act changed that.

Concussion: A Catalyst to Change the Game

Sister Jenna | Posted 12.15.2015 | Religion
Sister Jenna

Photo by Kris Connor This week I attended a screening of Concussion, a new Will Smith movie about the impact of repeated head trauma in the National ...

Injuries and Violence: Human, Economic Toll Too High

Debra Houry, MD, MPH | Posted 09.29.2016 | Impact
Debra Houry, MD, MPH

If you were standing beside me during just one of my ER shifts, you would see--up close and personal--how injuries and violence damage mothers, father...

10 Of The Most Ridiculous Football Injuries Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 08.11.2015 | Sports

New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith will miss at least six weeks -- including the start of the NFL season -- with a broken jaw after taking a punch t...

Running Injuries: 5 Steps to Recover Like a Champion

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 07.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

An injured runner is like a feral animal. Our instincts tell us to move, to flee, to run like we have for so long. But, we know that we must stay still and heal before we can go back to doing what it is we love. The trail beckons, but we have to resist.

A Pink Cast Heals More Than Bones

Angelina Massoia | Posted 06.27.2015 | College
Angelina Massoia

We've all been there. We have one of those weeks that make you want to stay in bed and cuddle your dog. Any combination of school, work, relationship, health, and personal drama seems unbearable as it simultaneously bombards you.

My Holiday Gift: A Stress Fracture

Amanda Dai | Posted 04.01.2015 | Teen
Amanda Dai

I glance at my sister, seeing my surprise at the gravity of my foot's condition reflected in her expression. The questions come pouring out.

14 Gruesome Accounts Of Real-Life Kitchen Injuries

Thrillist | Posted 11.12.2014 | Taste

A kitchen can be a war zone.

Piriformis Syndrome: A Real Pain in the Butt for Runners

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The injury often occurs when runners bump up their mileage too quickly, introduce speed sessions or sprints, or suffer a fall that directly injures the piriformis muscle. This is an injury that can sideline runners for weeks or months at a time.

A Cost-Effective Way to Provide Healing in the Places That Need It Most

Danielle Zurovcik | Posted 08.12.2014 | Impact
Danielle Zurovcik

I arrived at a limb-saving solution ... a solution to replace multi-thousand dollar, negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) devices with a multi-dollar, simplified negative pressure wound therapy (sNPWT) device, called the Wound-Pump.

Bernie Sanders: We Need To Do Everything We Can To Care Of Our Vets

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spoke to Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC Tuesday about the ongoing investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs. Sand...

After the 'Guffaw' -- The Serious Face of Visible Trauma

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Some of you correctly noted that there really is nothing funny about trauma to the face and head. There was a tangential point to make about our societal idiocy when it comes to quick-fix-weight-loss-by-any-means, and I made it. But then what? What comes after the... "guffaw"?

The Worst Sports Injuries (And How To Avoid Them)

Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living

By Taylor Kubota for Men's Journal Sports injuries happen to everyone -- and we usually recover eventually. But sometimes the risk of re-injury inc...

Why You Should Get 'Hip' to Yoga Injuries

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Those who practice yoga need to realize that our differing anatomies mean every yoga position is not for every person. Injuries may be reduced considerably if both instructors and students are more patient in pushing the body's physical limits.