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Texting Smarts for Adults and Kids October 13, 2017

Cellphone safety when you're on the move

Bumpier Skies Ahead, Thanks to Climate Change October 10, 2017

Uber Can Help Cut Car Crashes, But Not Everywhere October 05, 2017

Impact on drunk driving rate varied city to city, study found

Antibody Injections in Pregnancy Might Shield Fetus From Zika October 04, 2017

But experimental treatment only tested in monkeys so far, researchers say

'Off-Roading' Threat May Lurk in the Air September 22, 2017

Riders should think about toxic exposures, not just injuries: study

Golf Carts' Use Is Spreading, and So Is Danger to Kids September 15, 2017

Study of more than 100 kids treated at trauma centers reveals serious injuries

Parents Getting Better at Using Car Seats Safely September 15, 2017

But older kids often miss out on booster seats

Daydreaming Behind the Wheel September 07, 2017

People often unaware their mind is wandering when driving, study shows

Will Climate Change Bring More Highway Deaths? September 01, 2017

Study found link between rising temperatures, traffic fatalities

Bicyclist Deaths Rise in U.S., Men Are Likely Victims August 24, 2017

Fatal crashes jumped 12 percent in 2015, report says

Travel Tips for Contact Lens Wearers August 19, 2017

With an eye to safety, you can avoid vacation pitfalls

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

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