Which Pain Reliever Should I Take For a Sports Injury?

Congratulations, you injured yourself doing something active. Such things are liable to happen when you leave the couch. But the choice between Advil, Tylenol, aspirin, and so many other pills can be daunting. Here's what you should reach for, and when. » 9/25/13 3:40pm 9/25/13 3:40pm

Yes. Paintballing Is Bad for Your Breast Implants

Last weekend, a 26-year-old woman decided to go paintballing with some friends. She got shot. It happens. But while in routine surgery the following Monday, it was found that the fire she took tore through damaged one of her breast implants. What?? » 8/27/11 5:40pm 8/27/11 5:40pm

Smart Helmet Provides Injury Awareness on the Slopes

The only thing worse than embarrassing yourself while skiing or snowboarding is messing up your cranium in the process. Enter the Head Impact Detection and Alert System, a sophisticated helmet that both detects and signals brain injuries as they occur. » 7/15/10 5:00pm 7/15/10 5:00pm

Bulletproof Packaging Punishes Consumers

We're fed up with impenetrable packaging. We've all experienced those oyster-like packing materials, where even the sharpest knife in the drawer won't put a dent in them. Then you get out the industrial-strength pruning shears, make a few cuts, and the result? Shards of plastic that are sharper than a scalpel. The… » 5/26/06 10:50am 5/26/06 10:50am