Even One Head Injury Boosts All-Cause Mortality Risk

Sustaining even a single head injury has been linked to a significantly increased risk of all-cause mortality in new research. An analysis of more than 13,000 adult participants in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study showed a dose-response pattern in which one head injury was linked to a 66% increased risk for all-cause mortality, … Read more

Gisborne beach tragedy: Mayor heartbroken after child dies after sea injury, council to investigate wood debris

January 26 2023 | Logs continue to collect on Waikanae beach, Gisborne. Video / Chanelle Louise Rogers A devastated Gisborne mayor says she will investigate if woody debris in the ocean played a part in the death of a boy at Waikanae Beach. Gisborne Mayor Rehette Stoltz said she was “absolutely devastated” by the news. … Read more

Carlo Skates, Nosek Sidelined as B’s Return to Practice

BOSTON – The Bruins received some mixed news on the injury front on Saturday morning as they returned to the ice for practice at the Warrior Ice Arena. While the concern was real after Brandon Carlo exited Thursday’s win over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden with a lower-body injury following a shot … Read more

Reimis Smith pec injury, Melbourne Storm, return date, Ryan Papenhuyzen, Round 1

While all the focus has been on Ryan Papenhuyzen’s pre-season trip to the US to get his body right, there’s another member of the Storm backline quietly plotting a return to the field after a horror run of injuries in 2022. Melbourne started last season with eight wins from the opening nine rounds but managed … Read more

Edmonton Oilers’ cap questioned as Kane returns from injured list – Edmonton

It appears Edmonton Oilers forward Evander Kane is nearing the end of his long stay on the injured list. Kane’s wrist was lacerated in a freak accident Nov. 8 in Tampa, when he was knocked to the ice his wrist was stepped on by Lightning forward Patrick Maroon. The Oilers power forward was on the … Read more

Pearson injury handled properly by Canucks medical staff, Rutherford says

Tanner Pearson faces an uncertain future after multiple surgeries on his hand, but the Vancouver Canucks are confident in their medical staff and processes after conducting an internal review of the injured forward’s care. President of hockey operations Jim Rutherford, head physician Dr. Bill Regan, and health and performance consultant Dr. Harry Sese met the … Read more

90-year-old left bleeding on bathroom floor with head injury for two hours while waiting for ambulance

St. John has defended its response time, saying it must prioritize the most life-threatening calls and balance this with available resources and patient demand. / File photo A 90-year-old man was left bleeding from his head on the bathroom floor for over two hours this week, despite paying for a St. John ambulance emergency alarm. … Read more

Tennis: Emma Raducanu blasts ASB Classic court as injury sparks Australian Open fears

An upset Emma Raducanu was forced to retire hurt against Viktoria Kuzmova after rolling her ankle. Photo / Photosport Emma Raducanu was distraught after injury forced her to retire from her ASB Classic second round match on Thursday night but says any future plans – including participation in the Australian Open – will be assessed … Read more

David Warner set to keep Test spot

Australian coach Andrew McDonald says David Warner’s spot in the Test team is under no threat despite his recent struggles with the bat. Warner has failed to post a Test match century since the first week of 2020. McDonald also confirmed skipper Pat Cummins was on track to return for the first Test against South … Read more

E-scooter company Beam starts services in Cairns, despite council opposition

A Queensland council says it feels powerless to ban shared electronic scooters from zooming down its city footpaths due to a loophole allowing big companies to team up with local businesses. Key points: An e-scooter company has exploited a loophole to bring the shared-hire vehicles to Cairns despite opposition from the local council Beam teamed … Read more