| May 1, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The statewide texting and driving ban has been in effect for slightly more than two months. During that time, I've almost been hit twice by drivers who were talking and driving. One time I was in the cross walk with my kid and two dogs, trying to get...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:36 PM
California workplace safety officials have fined Coalinga State Hospital more than $20,000, alleging in part that the psychiatric facility – which mainly treats sex offenders deemed too dangerous for community release -- failed to keep staff safe...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:19 AM
Always focus on core strength
Train for total body fitness not just sport specific muscle groups
Rest and recovery are key to growth and injury prevention
Always factor in flexibility and mobility exercises in your training routine...
| 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 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 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 7, 2012
For the casual runner, there's no bigger aspiration than participating in a marathon.
Forget the aches and pains, the blisters, the sprained ankles and scraped knees.
Each battle scar would be worth it, just to say you competed in a long-distance race....
| 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...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 1:05 AM
NEW YORK - Mike Baxter sacrificed his body for Johan Santana's no-hitter. Ramon Ramirez got hurt before he could even celebrate it.
The first no-hitter in New York Mets history was costly: Baxter and Ramirez are headed to the disabled list, both injured...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:37 PM
The Fourth of July is a time for celebration across the country and fireworks are a crowd favorite each year. While fireworks can be fun to watch, they can also be very dangerous.
In 2009, an estimated 3,432 children ages 15 and under had injuries...