Injuries from firearms are a leading cause of death for American children and teens.
Firearms are the second leading cause of death among US children and adolescents.
Tottenham’s Kieran Trippier has been struggling with a persistent groin problem.
Elite football teams that do not have a winter break lose on average 303 more player-days per season to injuries than those teams that do.
Parents can fork out big bucks for different shoes for different sports for their children.
If you've been injury-free in your current sports shoe, and you’re performing at a level you are happy with, you may already have the right shoes on your feet.
John Adams believed the fourth of July should be filled with ‘illuminations from one end of this continent to the other.’
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An economist explores data on injuries, which states ban fireworks and other interesting stats on what President John Adams referred to as 'illuminations.'
Francois Etoundi hurt his shoulder but kept competing to win a bronze medal.
Recent injuries are symptoms of a belief that athletes should stop at nothing to achieve success.
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A century-old legal doctrine has protected MLB teams from liability, when a fans gets injured by a foul ball. New research shows why it's time that changed.
Japan’s Kei Nishikori, seen here at the 2017 Australian Open, missed out on this year’s event due to a wrist injury.
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Wrist injuries forced some of the top players to miss out on this year's Australian Open. It's an ongoing problem and such injuries are partly to blame on how players grip their racquet.
Lack of clear evidence on impairment from cannabis use has led to vastly different workplace policies. Police officers in Ottawa and Vancouver face no restrictions on their off-work use of cannabis as long as they are fit for duty, officers in Calgary have been banned from use and in Toronto they face a 28-day abstinence period.
Will offices, construction sites and medical clinics become less safe now that marijuana is legal in Canada? Our experts review the evidence, or lack of it.
To avoid getting a Darwin Award this Christmas, don't do what these people did.
The share of fireworks being used for professional displays like this one at the Capitol last year is falling.
Every American shoots off almost a pound of fireworks a year, on average, and their growing personal use is causing injuries to climb.
Kids play and explore. It’s up to us to make sure they can do so safely.
A new study has reported injuries are the greatest cause of death in Australian kids.
Stem cells show potential for treating injuries, but some lab trials show they could be harmful too.
Many former NFL players face the future with despair: the years after retirement can include an array of physical and financial woes.
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The cascade of woes that have befallen former NFL players has stunned fans and casual observers. Former NFL stars Junior Seau and Dave Duerson committed suicide. All-pro Warren Sapp went bankrupt after…
A reduction over the years in rider deaths in horse racing means further tragedies could be prevented.
Horse racing claimed the lives of three jockeys recently – two in Australia and one in the United States – and some prominent industry professionals have openly claimed that deaths in racing are part of…
Jamaica’s Yohan Blake – a dual silver Olympic medallist – injured himself in the lead-up to the Glasgow Games.
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As the 2014 Commonwealth Games began in Glasgow last week, a number of potential medal winners could only watch the events unfold as they were sidelined by injuries incurred at training. Aussie track star…
Was McKinnon’s spinal injury a freak accident?
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After Newcastle forward Alex McKinnon’s neck was broken in a lifting tackle in March, some commentators and parents have questioned whether rugby is just too dangerous for children, amateurs – and even…
Jane Fonda was wrong – you don’t need to “feel the burn” to reap the benefits of exercise.
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The value of regular physical activity to a person’s well-being is unequivocal. But how much exercise do we need to maintain health, improve fitness or lose weight? And where is the line between healthy…
Just like clothing or food, exercise goes through fashions.
If I’m honest, I never really liked running, but every new year when I was in high school, I made the resolution to try out for the track team. We started training before snow was off the streets of Detroit…
Restricting movement of the head and neck may reduce head injuries to soldiers in an explosion, new research has found. Researchers…
The rate of hospitalisations from sport has remained steady in spite of increased research into injury prevention. A report…