Items Tagged ‘injuries’

February 20, 2012

Mayo Clinic puts a price on societal impact of youth drinking


Society pays about $755 million per year to hospitalize U.S. children and teens who suffer illnesses or injuries due to illegal alcohol consumption, Mayo Clinic researchers reported earlier this week in the Journal of Adolescent Health… “When teenagers drink, they tend to drink excessively, leading to many destructive consequences including motor vehicle accidents, injuries, homicides […]

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Tags: Dr. Terry Schneekloth, homicides, illegal alcohol consumption, injuries, Journal of Adolescent Health, motor vehicle accidents, suicides

October 20, 2009

Mayo studies athletes’ brain injuries

By Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic is keeping a close eye on hockey players as they return to the ice this season, tracking every major injury that occurs.   The information will enter a national registry for catastrophic hockey injuries at Mayo, funded by USA Hockey, and will be used as an aid for finding ways to prevent injuries […]

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Tags: athletes, injuries, Sports Medicine

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