Injuries

'Murderer': Peruvians Label President Over Mine Protest Deaths

Israel Butler | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Politics
Israel Butler

People are angry with President Humala, who they say is in the pocket of Southern Copper: 'Our politicians are corrupt. The president refuses to listen to the protestors because he and others take bribes from the mine'. Another passer-by blames the government: 'My two boys are policemen. The government should make Southern Copper leave. Instead, Humala makes us kill each other.'

Easy, Inexpensive Ways to Protect Computer Users From Musculoskeletal Pain

Raquel Baetz | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Tech
Raquel Baetz

Pain associated with the use of computers and other digital devices is now a common occurrence. It's no surprise as all of us are on our devices from the moment we wake up in the morning until right before we shut our eyes again at night.

Bloodied Teen Cyclist Hit By Car Told 'Sorry, I Can't Stop, It'd Upset My Kids'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK

A teenage cyclist hit by a car at rush hour was told by a mother that she couldn't stop to help him because his bloodied face would scare her kids, it...

Why Are Paper Cuts So Tiny, Yet So Horrendously Painful?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Paper cuts are tiny nicks to the skin. Alongside wasps, we're convinced they're the devil's punishment. But for such a tiny health hazard caused by...

London Marathon: Coping With Injury

Jack Wilson | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jack Wilson

I keeping seeing other runners, running with their precious perfectly functioning knees and I hate them all. Yes, I'm bitter. Can't even begin to imagine how gutted real athletes must be training for 4 years for one day/event only to be injured.

Boxing: Minimise the Risk or Ban the Sport?

Tom Rokins | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK Sport
Tom Rokins

Despite its recognised popularity, we have to ask the question: do the medical risks associated with boxing warrant a ban, or merely further restrictions on the sport?

The Hazards of Looking Good - When Vain Equals Pain

Rachel Montague-Ebbs | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Montague-Ebbs

Is it the inspiration of dapper gentlement in the likes of cult television shows such as Mad Men, James Bond in his speedos or tuxedo, or the gorgeous David Gandy? Is it that men are becoming more clued up on fashion, style and showing more of an interest in having a beauty regime? Men are becoming more vain than women and it's not just me thinking this.

Proposed Changes to Claims Process are Not Fair

Cheryl Abrahams | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Cheryl Abrahams

Plans to overhaul the way that personal injury claims are funded are threatening to leave some claimants seriously out of pocket and others may be unable to find the legal representation they would need to do anything about it.

BELT! Why a Black Eye Reveals More About Those That View You

Hilary Robinson | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Hilary Robinson

It wasn't a particularly vicious assault, but last week I accidently, and forcefully, whacked my cheekbone with my own tennis racquet and, as a consequence, turned my blue eye black.

Hoping for Longevity in Squash

James Willstrop | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

Most of the off-court work I do is in part an insurance policy, which I hope will offset the damage I have inflicted on my body over 25 years, during which I have dragged the poor thing relentlessly around a glass box in to positions it was never designed to make.

Ouch! The Olympic Stars Ending Games In Injury

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK

It's the worst way to end four years of hard work, when your moment in the Olympic spotlight ends with an injury. London 2012 athletes have had the...

Do Spain Merit Their Favourites Tag?

Tim Ferguson | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Sport
Tim Ferguson

With the start of the European Championships just weeks away, i've come to wonder if Spain actually merit their status as tournament favourites.

Don’t Try This At Home: DIY Man Nails Himself To The Floor (PICTURE)

Caters News | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK

Source: Caters A builder was left pinned to the ground for nearly four hours after accidentally firing a five-inch nail through his left hand. ...

Gravesend Boy In 'Critical But Stable' Condition After Assault

PA | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

A baby boy admitted to hospital is in a critical but stable condition, police have said. Candlelit vigils were held in Gravesend on Saturday and Su...