| Nov 8, 2010
| 9:27 PM
Austin Story doesn't remember the late-summer outing at a friend's lakefront home in New Jersey, or the rocks he climbed near a waterfall. Or how he lost his footing and, as his horrified mother looked on, fell about 50 feet.
The 14-year-old lay...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 6:56 PM
"Moose," a 5-year-old lab ranked 19th in the world for a contest called "Dock Diving" got out of his kennel in Spiceland, Indiana Monday and ended up in the wrong hands.
The catch on his kennel froze and contracted making it easy for him to get out....
| Jul 21, 2010
| 10:48 AM
In tonight's Medical Watch -- the difference between boys and girls... specifically how we use our muscles for exercise. Knowing the difference can help prevent injury.
Dr. Cynthia LaBella, Medical Director of the Institute for Sports Medicine at...
| Jul 29, 2010
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — While most people opted to sleep in Saturday morning, more than 100 young athletes crawled out of bed around 7 a.m. to hone their football skills.
Athlete development company Beyond 2000 Enterprises, or B2G, which is short...
| Feb 7, 2011
Football can be a fascinating yet dangerous game. A metro company wants to make sure young football players are safe on the field. Even though helmets offer protection, they can't keep players safe from everything.
"Helmets do a really good job of...
| Aug 27, 2010
How much do car crashes cost our country—in terms of medical care and lost work?
In a new report issued by the Centers for Disease Control, researchers found that in a one-year period, the costs associated with injuries from car crashes exceeded...
| Sep 1, 2010
According to the Advocacy Group Kids And Cars, August was the deadliest month on record for fatalities involving children being left in hot cars. Since September is National Infant Mortality Awareness month, a health fair was held in Houston on...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 1:31 AM
DETROIT - Nine-year-old Bailey Knight wasn't wearing a helmet as she zoomed down a snow hill on a plastic sled.
Bailey was at a church camp north of Delton in west Michigan, sledding a hill that has been popular for wintertime fun for about 25 years. On...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 5:51 PM
Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death and injury for U.S. children. While the Child Passenger Safety Law requires all children up to 8 years old to use a child safety seat, fully four out of five are installed incorrectly, says Ruby Darby-...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 3:31 PM
They are popular on the patio this time of year: Gel-fueled pots and burners.
Some people use them to keep the bugs away, while others enjoy the fact that they offer no soot, ash or smoke -- no wicks or wax to mess with. But the number of accidents...