May 02, 2013: First Aid Tips for Treating Cuts, Scrapes and Puncture Wounds
Acting quickly can help injuries heal faster, prevent infection

December 04, 2012: Health Tip: Remove a Splinter
Wash your hands before and after extraction

November 29, 2012: Cholesterol Drug Boosts Wound Healing in Diabetic Mice: Study
But more research is needed before topical Zocor is approved for human cuts

November 14, 2012: Synthetic Skin Heals Itself With a Touch, Study Shows
Material might someday be used for artificial limbs, researchers say

June 11, 2012: Self-Harm Showing Up in Elementary Schools: Study
Children as young as 7 injured themselves in a variety of ways

May 25, 2012: More Mental Health Care Urged for Kids Who Self-Harm
Parents, ER docs need to be alert for signs of behavior such as cutting, experts say

May 24, 2012: Flesh-Eating Bacteria No Cause for Panic, Experts Say
Cases of illness are relatively rare and treatable with antibiotics if caught early, they stress

February 23, 2011: Timely Care May Be Key to Treating Infected Cuts
Type of antibiotic mattered less than good first-aid, even for resistant staph, study in kids suggests

February 21, 2011: Teens Posting 'Cutting' Videos on YouTube
Researchers warn that watching them may prompt vulnerable kids to injure themselves

August 05, 2009: Health Tip: Treating a Superficial Cut
What to do if the wound isn't serious

June 04, 2009: Researchers Detect Blood-Clotting Mechanism
Finding could help those with potentially deadly conditions

June 03, 2009: Key to Wound-Healing May Be Explained in Fish Tail
Zebra fish release hydrogen peroxide to call white blood cells to injury site, research shows

July 14, 2008: Health Tip: Keep Stitches Clean and Dry
Take care of them properly

June 28, 2008: Barefoot Lifestyle Has Its Dangers
Surgeons group offers tips on how to be footloose and injury-free

June 21, 2008: Get in Step With Summer Foot Care
Expert sorts myth from fact when it comes to toeing the line on healthy practices