For many Americans, summer is synonymous with All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs).
These rigs are popular with adults and kids alike -- and injuries suffered in crashes of ATVs and other off-highway vehicles claim about 700 lives each year in the United States. About 100,000 people are treated in the nation's emergency rooms for injuries resultin... Full Page
Researchers are another step closer to bringing heart patients a temporary "smart" pacemaker that simply dissolves once it's no longer needed.
Pacemakers are devices that are implanted to help control certain abnormal heart rhythms, by sending electrical pulses to the heart muscle. They are normally permanent, but in some cases patients on... Full Page
Those button batteries that power your watch, key fob and other devices can be deadly if a child swallows them, and researchers want to make the danger clear.
The tiny but powerful batteries can burn holes in a child's throat, paralyze vocal cords or fuse their esophagus and trachea together. In severe cases, burning can continue into a ma... Full Page
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