Hiker rescued from Mt. Washington may have to foot the bill

U.S. 06/18/19, 15:04

An 80-year-old hiker who was rescued trying to reach the summit of Mount Washington could end up footing the bill for the emergency services, New Hampshire officials said Tuesday, amid efforts to raise awareness about the dangers of the popular ...

Healing slow to come for some after Humboldt crash

Hockey 04/04/19, 12:56

The 13 players who survived the Humboldt Broncos bus crash one year ago in Canada are dealing with injuries ranging from paralysis and back pain to brain damage and mental health issues. A synopsis from The Canadian Press:GRAYSEN CAMERONThe 19-year-old ...

Fire erupts at Texas chemical plant; possible injuries

U.S. 04/02/19, 12:38

A fire erupted at a Houston-area chemical plant on Tuesday, injuring two workers, leaving one accounted for and sending a plume of thick, black smoke into the air, authorities said.The Harris County Fire Marshal's Office said in a tweet that ...

After playing with head injury, Schaer to miss Swiss game

Sports 03/25/19, 16:17

With soccer's treatment of head injuries again under scrutiny, Switzerland has withdrawn defender Fabian Schaer from its next European Championship qualifying game.Schaer was briefly knocked unconscious on Saturday during a first-half clash of heads against Georgia, though was allowed to ...

Broken bones from falls on the rise among older dog walkers

Health 03/06/19, 12:07

A new study shows broken bones from falls while dog walking are on the rise among older U.S. adults.Hip fractures are among the most common injuries.University of Pennsylvania researchers examined government data on emergency room visits for dog walking injuries ...

Human toll of cold: more than 2 dozen dead, hundreds hurt

U.S. 02/01/19, 18:55

The dangerous cold and heavy snow that hobbled the northern U.S. this week has retreated, but not before exacting a human toll: more than two dozen weather-related deaths in eight states and hundreds of injuries, including frostbite, broken bones, heart ...

Update: Zimbabweans hurt in protests stream in for care

Africa 01/18/19, 04:28

The Latest on Zimbabwe unrest (all times local):11:20 a.m.Zimbabweans injured during a government crackdown on protests over a dramatic fuel price increase are streaming into a hospital in the capital, Harare.People have broken legs and other injuries. A nurse attends ...

Investigation: Insulin Pumps have high number of injuries

U.S. 11/27/18, 12:18

When Polly Varnado's 9-year-old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, it didn't take long for the family to hear about insulin pumps.In September 2012, the girl picked out a purple one — her favorite color.Over the next seven months, ...

How global journalists investigated medical device safety

Health 11/25/18, 12:49

More than 250 journalists in 36 countries representing more than 50 media organizations, including The Associated Press, spent nearly a year examining the safety of medical devices , such as how they are tested, approved and monitored by regulatory agencies.Led ...

Tentative settlement reached in NHL concussion lawsuit

Sports 11/12/18, 12:07

The NHL and attorneys for retired players announced a tentative settlement Monday in the biggest lawsuit brought against the league over concussions and other head injuries.The lawsuit, consolidated in federal court in Minnesota and by far the largest facing the ...

Guns send over 8,000 US kids to ER each year, analysis says

U.S. 10/29/18, 11:06

Gun injuries, including many from assaults, sent 75,000 U.S. children and teens to emergency rooms over nine years at a cost of almost $3 billion, a first-of-its-kind study found.Researchers called it the first nationally representative study on ER visits for ...

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