| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Dr. Nikhil Verma
Rush University Medical Center
1611 West Harrison Street
Dr. Verma's Injury Prevention Recommendations for Girls Fast Pitch Softball:
No more than 120 pitches in one game, on one day or...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Concussions may have recently taken the spotlight in lacrosse sports medicine, but anterior cruciate ligament injuries are still a major unanswered issue for the sport. ACL tears are the leading cause of missed game and practice time at both the high...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:28 AM
It doesn’t take long for a curious toddler to climb onto a dresser drawer or a bookcase -- sometimes with tragic consequences.
Forty children are taken to the emergency room daily in the U.S. with injuries due to a heavy piece of furniture...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 11:25 AM
As Halloween approaches, you might be more concerned about your child's costume than safety, but the season does bring up some important issues to keep in mind.
Here are some Halloween fire safety tips from the Maryland State Fire Marshal:
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Pomona for a new CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY AND RECYCLING program. When should you RECYCLE rather than REUSE? When your child's safety is concerned. Thanks to the Child Safety Seat Recycling Project, organized by SafetyBeltSafe U.S....
| May 23, 2012
| 3:51 AM
Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies, patchy fog in the morning and a chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high temperature near 80 degrees. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature around 66 degrees....
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Crashes of military vehicles account for nearly one-third of annual soldier fatalities and are among the top five causes of hospitalization, according to new Hopkins research.
Researchers with the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy...
| Sep 6, 2012
The mouthguard company Brain-Pad Inc. never claimed that its products prevent concussions. Instead, advertisements have long promised that the devices can "reduce the risk" of a head injury and create "brain safety space."
But even these nuanced...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Distracted driving such as texting can results in thousands of lost lives each year.
To prove that point the Shock Trauma Center for Injury Prevention and Policy at the University of Maryland in partnership with the Maryland Motor Vehicle...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:09 PM
Construction is nearing completion at the new Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. Care at the new free- standing facility will focus on children dealing with illnesses and other issues. Services will also center around injury prevention. The first...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 1:46 PM
“All right, I don’t want to kill myself. But more importantly, I don’t want to hurt anyone else just because of a text.”
So said Johnstown’s Max Fedore, 18, in his winning video on discouraging texting and driving that...