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The Australians make some pretty weird travel insurance claims

A new report has shown how Australian insurance companies have been seeing an increase in the number of extraordinary claims made by travellers in recent years as Australians begin visiting new areas.

Guide writer for surviving bull attacks survives being gored

Author Bill Hillmann wrote a section in the book “How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona” and has now lived up to his hype by surviving a brutal bull attack.

Concussions and youth sports Special

Suffering from a concussion can occur in any sport, and at all levels of play. The U.S. Center for Disease Control estimates 1.6 million to 3.8 million concussions occur in sports and recreational activities each year.

Bulls injure three matadors, halting Madrid bullfight

Madrid - Half-tonne fighting bulls skewered or trampled all three matadors in an extraordinary upset at Madrid's prestigious Las Ventas bullring, forcing the entire spectacle to be cancelled.

Lab makes puncture free gloves

Atlanta - Researchers are working to develop a puncture-resistant surgical glove, according to a research brief. Surgical gloves are a billion-dollar global market, and the innovation is expected to be popular.

7-year-old girl injured by exploding Samsung Galaxy S2

Astana - A 7-year-old girl living in Astana, Kazakhstan, has received serious burns and injuries to her legs after her Samsung Galaxy S2 in her pocket exploded.

Op-Ed: One more girl: 13-year-old American injured by the HPV vaccine Special

Thirteen-year-old Skylee Butler's life has not been the same since receiving the Human papillomavirus or HPV vaccine in Massachusetts last August.

Injured Russian skier flown to Germany

Russian skicross racer Maria Komissarova was flown to Germany on Sunday for further treatment after breaking her back during training at the Winter Olympics and undergoing surgery.

Putin visits Russian skier after broken back surgery

Russian Olympic skicross racer Maria Komissarova underwent six-and-a-half hours of spinal surgery on Saturday after breaking her back in a Sochi 2014 training crash.

U.S. teen can play 13 instruments after suffering head injury

A tone deaf teenager in the United States recovered from a concussion and found out that he could play thirteen musical instruments.

AC Milan's Kaka asks not to be paid while injured

Milan - AC Milan midfielder Kaka has requested he not be paid while he recovers from a thigh injury he suffered in his first game since returning to the team from Real Madrid.

83-year-old bullfighter drops pants for the media, shocks Spain

Jaime Ostos, 83, was the victim of a horrific goring in the bullring 50 years ago. However, he shocked readers of Spain's "La Gaceta" newspaper on Wednesday, by removing his trousers to display the damage to his groin.

3 killed and 15 injured in Iraq bomb blast

Baghdad - According to Iraqi officials, two bomb blasts went off in the city of al-Miqdadiyah, roughly 80 kilometers northeast of Baghdad, on Wednesday.

Boston suspect #2 has throat injury, is perhaps silent forever

Boston - While FBI and other agencies are said to await talking to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger of two suspects in the Boston marathon blasts, neither they nor the public may ever hear anything about the 'why' behind the bombings.

Kevin Ware: Lousiville's latest hero

Many are calling the Lousiville Cardinals' guard, Kevin Ware a hero. Considering what Ware has been through the past few days, it is hard not to consider him anything but that.

Drug for hypertension helps the injured to walk

New research, conducted in Australia, indicates that a drug used to treat hypertension is also effective at helping mobilize patients with constricted limb arteries.

Lemurs on the lam attack 2-year-old Miami girl

Miami Beach - Monday morning, officers with the North Miami Beach Police Department responded to 173nd Street and 20th Avenue after receiving reports of two ring-tailed lemurs roaming the area.

One in five Europeans suffers from chronic pain

Brussels - Newly compiled health data indicates that one in five Europeans suffers from pain that has been occurring regularly for three months or longer; one in eleven, suffers from pain daily. The research has implications for the planning of health services.

Frida and Diego visit the Art Gallery Of Ontario Special

Toronto - Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics and Painting is on now at the Art Gallery of Ontario. The exhibit explores the complex relationship between painters Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, including their politics - personal and social - as well as their passions.

UK soldiers lured to death by Afghan's fake injury

A gunman dressed as an Afghan policeman pretended to be injured so he could lure two soldiers from The Yorkshire Regiment.

MLB: Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista leaves game with injury

Toronto's all-star home-run slugger Jose Bautista left tonight's game versus the New York Yankees after suffering what looks like a wrist injury.

NBA: Miami Heat's Chris Bosh out indefinitely

Miami - ESPN is reporting that Miami Heat All-Star power forward Chris Bosh has suffered an abdominal strain, and is out indefinitely. The team is operating according to the belief that Bosh will miss the rest of the series against the Indiana Pacers.

Op-Ed: Knicks' rookie Iman Shumpert out for 6-8 months

Miami - New York Knicks' rookie Iman Shumpert suffered a torn ACL and lateral meniscus Saturday against the Miami Heat, and will be out for 6-8 months, ESPN reports.

Nats' Ryan Zimmerman has MRI exam, no major damage found

Washington - After concern about a more serious injury, Nationals' third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has received good news on his MRI results.

Op-Ed: Lakers' Kobe Bryant hopes to return Friday

Los Angeles - It's been kinda fun watching Kobe Bryant assist Mike Brown with the Lakers coaching job, but it looks as if Kobe will be returning soon to a role he's more familiar with, perhaps as soon as Friday's game against the San Antonio Spurs.

Orlando Magic prepare to finish season without Dwight Howard

According to NBA.com, Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy says he is preparing to coach his team without Dwight Howard for the rest of the regular season, and probably the playoffs.

Op-Ed: Face protection, helmets/visors and concussions in the NHL

Toronto - The NHL has clamped down recently on head hits and issued heavy fines and suspensions, but have the concussions stopped? And why are players who come into the NHL allowed to take their face protection off, when they graduate to the big leagues?

Op-Ed: Manchester United's Nemanja Vidić out of action with calf injury

Manchester - Following a calf injury against West Bromwich Albion on Sunday, Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidić will be out of action for four to five weeks.

$46,000 for shopper who slipped on grape

Peterborough - UK supermarket Asda has been forced to pay out £28,500 ($46,629) after a shopper slipped on a grape at the Rivergate store in Peterborough.

Astrocytes from human stem cells treat spinal cord injury

In a breakthrough finding, researchers found transplanting specific types of astrocytes - cells derived from human stem cells - repaired spinal cord damage and restored movement in rats.
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A girl who concussed herself while skiing
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