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Injuries and Emergencies

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  1. 5 Exercises to Prevent an Aching Neck

    Although neck pain can be the result of stress, age or injury, it is most often associated with poor posture.

  2. 911 Basics: Responding to a Heart Attack

    Chest pain could be simple indigestion or a heart attack. Knowing the warning signs of a heart attack, and knowing how to respond, could save a life. The following guidelines can help you make the right decisions and take the right steps when seconds count.

  3. A Serious Look at Fainting

    Fainting is a loss of consciousness, falling down or needing to lie down, followed by spontaneous recovery. Fainting by itself is not a problem, but it could be a sign of a serious health condition.

  4. Allergies and Asthma When Traveling

    If you’re heading out of town, and you or your child has allergies or asthma, proper planning can help you keep sneezes, sniffles, wheezing and attacks under control.

  5. Appendicitis: Children and Teens

    Appendicitis, an infection of the appendix, is the most common reason for a child to need emergency abdominal surgery.

  6. Avoid Soccer Injuries in Your Kids
  7. Avoiding Joint Injuries

    Common injuries include a twisted ankle, sprained wrist, overextended elbow and damaged knee ligaments. Fortunately, you can take steps to help prevent joint damage.

  8. Bruises

    A bruise is a collection of blood underneath the skin that is caused by trauma to an area of the body. Sometimes, enough bleeding occurs so that a lump also forms.

  9. Child Health Emergencies

    A good guideline to follow is that a medical emergency is any time your child has an injury or illness you believe threatens his or her health or may cause permanent harm.

  10. CPR Training and You

    If you know CRP, you could make the difference between life and death for a stranger or someone in your family.

  11. Don't Take Your Eyes for Granted

    The number of people losing their vision is growing, yet experts say much of this vision loss could be prevented.

  12. Emergency Care: When Is It the Right Choice?

    You may think of the ER as a source of the most immediate medical attention, but if your situation is not a real emergency, this isn't true.

  13. Emergency Symptoms for People Who Use Insulin

    Under certain circumstances, people who take insulin can have symptoms that require immediate action and, in some cases, treatment in a hospital emergency room.

  14. Female Teen Athletes: At Risk for Injury?

    Teen girls who are athletes face unique obstacles when it comes to their bodies and how well they perform.

  15. For Seniors: You Can Beat the Heat

    After age 65, your body can't adjust to changes in air temperature -- especially heat -- as quickly as it did when you were younger. That puts you at risk for heat-related illnesses.

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