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For Drivers, Hands-free Can Still Be a Handful August 10, 2017

Complex commands are more distracting than talking on your cell, safety experts say

Traveling With Dementia: Tips for Family Caregivers August 03, 2017

Stick to familiar routines, advises Alzheimer's Foundation

7-Fold Spike Seen in Opioid-Linked Fatal Car Crashes July 31, 2017

Two decades of U.S. data show another way these prescription medications are taking lives

Travelers to Europe Need Measles Protection: CDC July 20, 2017

15 countries have reported outbreaks so far this year

How Princess Diana's Death Saved French Lives July 19, 2017

France tightened road rules after she died in 1997 car crash -- a lesson the U.S. might learn from, researcher says

Despite Warnings, Kids Are Still Dying in Hot Cars July 14, 2017

Even on a 60-degree day, a small child's body temperature can quickly rise

Keep Legionnaire's Disease From Spoiling Your Vacation July 07, 2017

It's prime season for outbreaks of the infection, which is often linked to hotels, cruise ships

Don't Let Summer Strain Your Back July 01, 2017

All that yard work and traveling can lead to injury, so spine experts offer safety tips

Immunizations for High Flyin' Travelers June 26, 2017

Don't leave home without them

Health Tip: Are You Well Enough to Travel? June 23, 2017

Skip a flight if you have symptoms

Legalized Pot May Lead to More Traffic Crashes June 22, 2017

But auto accident deaths aren't on the rise in states where recreational pot is allowed, researchers say

How to Beat Jet Lag This Summer Vacation June 19, 2017

Sleep specialist offers these tips to help speed the reset

Helmets for Motorcyclists a No Brainer: Study June 16, 2017

Skull and facial injuries much more likely without head protection

Summer Fun Is Not Without Hazards June 16, 2017

Accidental deaths peak in July and August; here's how to avoid dangers

Pot Plus Booze: A Deadly Mix Behind the Wheel June 15, 2017

Study found odds of a fatal auto accident jumped 5 times if both substances were used

Could You Spot Bed Bugs in a Hotel Room? June 14, 2017

Survey finds they're a major worry for U.S. travelers, but many can't identify the annoying pests

A Monkey's 'Smile' May Not Be Sweet June 12, 2017

People who thought the animals were grinning or blowing kisses often got bitten, researchers say

Teens With ADHD Face a Higher Crash Risk June 12, 2017

Study found they were 36 percent more likely to get in an accident than other adolescents

The Cost of Bike Crashes in U.S. Tops $24 Billion a Year June 02, 2017

Study suggests more street accidents, older bikers are boosting expenses

New Teen Drivers Face Triple the Risk of a Fatal Crash June 01, 2017

Distractions, such as cell phones, and failure to buckle up are main causes

Many Teens Ride With Impaired Drivers May 30, 2017

Passengers not deterred by friends' alcohol or marijuana use, Canadian study finds

1 in 5 U.S. Kids Killed in Crashes Not Restrained Properly May 24, 2017

Finding highlights importance of car seats, seat belts for young passengers

How <i>Not</i> to Nod Off Behind the Wheel May 20, 2017

Recognizing signs of sleepiness key to prevention, researcher says

Many U.S. Travelers Skip Measles Shots, Despite Infection Risk May 15, 2017

Though the disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, foreign travel can still bring it home today

Car Crash Rate Falls When People With ADHD Take Meds May 10, 2017

Hallmarks of the disorder -- including inattention, impulsivity -- raise accident risk, researchers say

Health Tip: Parents, Set Rules About Driving for Teens May 01, 2017

These guidelines will help them stay safe

U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine April 28, 2017

Brazil outbreak of mosquito-borne illness has officials worried, and transmission to U.S. is possible

Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel April 28, 2017

Some even do it with kids in the car, survey finds

Drugs Now Involved in More Fatal U.S. Crashes Than Alcohol Alone April 27, 2017

Study suggests deaths due to drugged driving are rising as states legalize pot and drug abuse grows

Travelers Bring Malaria Back to U.S., With High Costs April 24, 2017

Study finds it leads to more hospitalizations than other travel-related illnesses

When Is It Safe to Drive With Type 1 Diabetes? April 21, 2017

Researchers say new checklist can help determine when low blood sugar should keep you off the road

Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too April 18, 2017

Study of 43 South American infants found damage to retinas and optic nerves

Peripheral Vision Varies From Person to Person April 13, 2017

And 'bad spots' get even worse if there's a lot to look at, study says

1 in 3 Teens With Autism Licensed to Drive, Study Finds April 11, 2017

Pediatricians suggest discussing adolescent's capabilities with doctor first

U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Surged to Record Levels in 2016 March 30, 2017

Experts point to widespread smartphone use as deadly distraction for drivers and walkers alike

Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers March 17, 2017

They slow down and drive less aggressively after an accident, monitoring finds

U.S. Medical Experts Issue Warning on Yellow Fever's Advance March 09, 2017

Brazil outbreak has officials worried, and transmission to United States is possible

Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe February 18, 2017

Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead February 17, 2017

Be aware of unusual health risks in the Caribbean and Central and South America, doctor advises

Tougher Alcohol Laws Mean Fewer Young People Killed on the Road February 13, 2017

9 percent drop in deaths where policies to discourage drinking and driving among all motorists were most stringent

Driving Skills May Suffer Even After Concussion Symptoms Subside February 10, 2017

Erratic swerving showed up in tests taken after young patients thought they had recovered

Dressing Baby for a Safe Winter Drive February 05, 2017

Avoid bulky clothing, American Academy of Pediatrics says

Truckers' Poor Health: An Accident Waiting to Happen? January 19, 2017

Multiple medical conditions tied to 2 to 4 times the odds of a crash, study suggests

Breathalyzer Lock Laws Prevent Drunk-Driving Deaths: Study January 05, 2017

But only half of U.S. states require them for all offenders, researchers note

Ready Your Home for Winter's Wrath January 04, 2017

Steps include insulating water lines that run along exterior walls, experts advise

DUI Rates Decline for U.S. Drivers December 30, 2016

But that doesn't mean roads will be safe New Year's Eve; 28 million still drink and drive, survey finds

Don't Let Germs Spoil Your Holiday Getaway December 28, 2016

Good hygiene and disinfectant wipes will help keep illness at bay, germ expert says

Celebrate the Holidays, But Not While Drinking and Driving December 22, 2016

Coffee won't help a tipsy person sober up, traffic safety experts warn

Don't Forget Child Safety When Traveling for the Holidays December 21, 2016

Nearly 1 in 7 parents of toddlers don't bring a car seat for travel rides, poll finds

If You're Dashing Through the Snow to a Holiday Gathering&#8230; December 18, 2016

Red Cross offers tips for getting to your destination safely

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