April 14, 2014: Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study
British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning

April 04, 2014: Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study
Researchers in Norway found contrasting bone density results in boys, girls

March 27, 2014: Health Tip: Stay Comfortable in a Cast
Apply ice if you need it

March 18, 2014: Smokers' Broken Bones May Heal Less Quickly: Study
British researchers compared bone-healing stem cells in smokers, nonsmokers

February 21, 2014: Walking May Help Older Men Sidestep Hip Fractures
Even when the pace was relaxed, long-term study found benefits

February 18, 2014: After Hip Fracture, Home Exercise Program May Boost Recovery
Study looked at older patients who'd already received traditional rehab

February 18, 2014: Heavy Kids May Suffer Worse Elbow Fractures
Study found they were more likely to have complex 'type-3' breaks than normal-weight kids

January 24, 2014: Shoulders Take a Pounding in High School Football
Wrestling was distant second in large study of interscholastic sports

January 10, 2014: Certain Childhood Fractures May Signal Low Bone Density: Study
Doctors urged to consider level of trauma causing injury

January 05, 2014: Avoiding Injury During Winter Sports
Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating are common causes of sprains, dislocations, fractures

December 13, 2013: Bones Benefit From Exercise After Breast Cancer, Study Finds
Older survivors should include physical activity in long-term care plan, researchers suggest

December 13, 2013: Low Vitamin B-12 Levels Tied to Bone Fractures in Older Men
Study followed Swedish seniors for six years

November 19, 2013: Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men's Bones, Study Suggests
Instead, research found boys who consumed more milk had higher risk of hip fractures as adults

November 18, 2013: Timely Surgery Tied to Better Outcomes After Hip Fracture
Small study looked at death rates, major complications

November 08, 2013: Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss
Aerobics and strength training known to counter bone loss in older women, researchers say

November 07, 2013: For Children of Teen Parents, Most Injuries Due to Falls: Study
ER records suggest efforts should be made to teach better supervision skills to young parents, researcher says

September 24, 2013: Little Benefit Seen in Repeat Bone-Density Testing
Older adults without osteoporosis could wait longer between screenings, study suggests

September 13, 2013: Vitamin D Deficiency Often Seen in Traumatic Bone Breaks
Low levels common in adult patients of all ages, study finds

August 12, 2013: Ruling Out Unneeded Ankle X-Rays for Kids
Applying simple rule for low-risk injuries helped ER docs cut use by 22 percent

July 24, 2013: Health Tip: Signs That You Have a Broken Hip
Including extreme pain

July 20, 2013: Tips to Prevent Serious Lawn Mower Injuries in Kids
Having family member nearby isn't enough, expert warns

July 10, 2013: Development of New Diabetes Drug Halted by Maker
Failure of aleglitazar might affect FDA deliberations on whether to ease restrictions on similar drug Avandia

July 06, 2013: Baseballs, Softballs Often to Blame for Kids' Facial Fractures
Errant catches can lead to serious trauma, study found

July 04, 2013: Women With Lupus Seem at Higher Risk for Hip Fractures
Study followed nearly 15,000 patients for 6 years

June 28, 2013: As Cheerleading Evolves, Injuries Mount
Experts say it's a competitive sport whose athletes need better protection

June 26, 2013: Women on Hormone Therapy May Benefit From Extra Calcium, Vitamin D
Study found hip fracture rate was 57 percent lower in those also taking supplements

June 14, 2013: Steroid Injections for Back Pain Linked to Spinal Fracture Risk
Study of older adults doesn't prove that steroids are to blame, but experts advise caution

March 25, 2013: Fit Kids May Dodge Fractures in Old Age
Regular exercise linked to increases in peak bone mass, study says

March 19, 2013: Fewer Kids Getting Hurt in Most Sports, Study Finds
However, football and soccer injuries have risen over past decade

March 04, 2013: Certain Sleep Aids May Raise Hip Fracture Risk in Nursing Homes: Study
List includes common drugs such as Lunesta and Ambien, researchers say

February 25, 2013: Healthy Older Women Advised Against Taking Calcium
U.S government experts found no evidence that calcium, vitamin D supplements help prevent fractures

February 06, 2013: Health Tip: Care for Your Cast
Wrap it in plastic when you shower

December 04, 2012: Fractures Take High Toll on High School Athletes
Study found most of these injuries from boys' contact sports, girls' lacrosse

November 30, 2012: Health Tip: Limit Swelling While Wearing a Cast
Keep the limb elevated

October 26, 2012: Symptoms of Ankle Fracture
Among them are bruising and swelling

October 19, 2012: Low Calcium Linked to Hormone Condition in Women
Lowest levels may raise risk of overactive parathyroid glands, which can weaken bones, study says

October 01, 2012: Child Abuse Injuries Have Risen, Study Finds
Child protective agencies reported decline, but hospital data tell a different story

September 21, 2012: Explosions Are Main Cause of Spine Injuries in U.S. Soldiers
Damage to spinal cord in 17 percent of cases among military personnel in Iraq, Afghanistan

August 24, 2012: Teen Girls Need Bone Health Advice to Stave Off Osteoporosis
Experts update guidelines on screening, prevention for women of all ages

July 27, 2012: Health Tip: If You've Broken a Toe
Visit your doctor, pronto

July 10, 2012: Kids' Track Injuries Surge in US
As participation grows, accident rate poses a hurdle

July 05, 2012: Higher Doses of Vitamin D Prevent Fractures in Older Women
But evidence review found less than 800 IUs a day didn't seem to make a difference

June 22, 2012: Young Men Taking HIV Meds May Be at Risk for Bone Loss
Exercising, quitting smoking and taking vitamin D can help, researchers say

June 15, 2012: Vitamin D Plus Calcium May Extend Life
But analysis doesn't pinpoint the reasons why

June 13, 2012: Young Kids With Hip, Thigh Fractures Heal Well With Single-Leg Casts
Study found healing equal to double-leg casts, with easier caregiving for parents

June 12, 2012: Older Women Should Not Take Calcium, Vitamin D: Task Force
Recommendations say evidence doesn't support benefit of low daily doses to prevent fractures

June 07, 2012: Two-Thirds of Osteo Hip Fractures Occur After 80: U.S. Study
Researchers urge greater push to diagnose, prevent, treat osteoporosis in extreme elderly

May 24, 2012: Calcium Supplements May Be Bad for Your Heart: Study
Review says getting mineral from food is safer, but expert disagrees

May 21, 2012: More Research Points to Long-Term Ills With Bone Drugs
Bisphosphonates used for osteoporosis raise risk of rare fractures over time, study says

April 25, 2012: Early Menopause Tied to Osteoporosis in 29-Year Study
Nearly doubled risk seen in women who went through 'change' before age 47