Tag: injury prevention

Deadly Falls in Older Adults Rising, Study...

The number of Americans over the age of 75 who die following a fall is rising sharply, according to a...

June 6, 2019

Tips for Marathoners: Beating Physical, Mental Challenges

Several months of intense physical training will result in the ultimate test of endurance on Sunday, Jan. 27, as more...

January 17, 2019

Clarifying the R.I.C.E. Method for Minor Injuries

When should you implement the R.I.C.E. method after a soft-tissue injury? RICE stands for rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Most...

October 30, 2018

Injury Prevention Tips for Triathletes

There’s little doubt that triathletes are a special breed of competitors, with required training in disciplines covering the popular sport’s...

September 27, 2018

Treating Common Summer Injuries (Video)

Summer is synonymous with fun in the sun – kids playing outside, time at the beach or pool and vacations....

June 28, 2018

March Madness: 5 Tips for Basketball Safety

It’s March Madness and the court is calling you. However, be warned -- a pickup game can cost you more...

March 21, 2016

Watch Now: Burns and Other Holiday Dangers...

Every year, burns linked to fireworks create danger and potential tragedy for thousands of families in the U.S.

June 30, 2015

Tips to kick off 2013 for a...

At this time of year we’re all looking for ways to improve our fitness levels and lose the extra weight...

December 19, 2012

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Obesity, Hypertension Harming Progress Against Heart...

Many years of progress in fighting heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of all Americans, seems to have plateaued, and may be reversing,...