| 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...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Dr. Mark Cucuzzella will conduct monthly running clinics at The Wellness Center at City Hospital.
The next clinic is Friday, Oct. 5.
Cucuzzella will teach proper form, injury prevention and improve performance. The clinics are geared to runners of...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 5:20 PM
There`s just no reason, excuse, justification, you name it, for buckling your kids with a seat beat or putting them in a car seat. It`s wrong and it`s potentially deadly.
In fact, the doctors at Texas Children`s Hospital (www.texaschildrens.org) say...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 12:56 AM
McLaren Northern Michigan will present Concussion Update 2012: For Parents and Coaches of Youth Involved in Contact Sports 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the John and Marnie Demmer Wellness Pavilion & Dialysis Center, 820 Arlington...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 8:40 AM
This summer, one of the hottest in Chicago history, has dealt some deadly consequences to swimmers seeking refuge from the heat.
Since mid-June, 12 people have drowned to death in Illinois and Northwest Indiana compared with 15 total drowning deaths in...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 5:05 PM
For many, it's somewhat of a silent epidemic that is turning into a loud problem.
High school athletes are suffering brain injuries at alarming rates, and the research is staggering.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:58 PM
As a player, Hoover High School football Coach Andrew Policky shrugged off headaches and injuries to become a stalwart wide receiver. A graduate of Arcadia High in 1998, he never once thought to go over to a trainer when he “got his bell rung”...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 2:03 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Are modern men and women born to run, or must our 21st century bodies be carefully cross-trained to stay fit and healthy?
When it comes to care and training of the modern distance runner, expert opinions are mixed.
| Aug 19, 2012
Jack Hershey said it all with a smile
To the editor:
Over the last few weeks, I have thought about and discussed with others the loss of John R. Hershey Jr. As so many have expressed, Jack was a terrific husband, father and grandfather, a wonderful...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 6:02 PM
The most troubling aspect of representing professional athletes is the carnage sports like football take on every joint in the human body.
In the days when I represented half of the starting quarterbacks and many of the major stars in the NFL, every...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:36 AM
Youth Sports Injury Prevention Seminars
Oak Park River Forest High School
Naperville North High School
Hinsdale Central High School
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