News tagged with car crashes

Few kids use recommended safety restraints in cars

Despite the fact that car crashes are the leading cause of death for children older than three years in the U.S. and send more than 140,000 children to the emergency room each year, new research has found that low proportions ...

Aug 07, 2012
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Young women at growing risk of drunk-driving crashes

Underage female drinkers have been at a growing risk of fatal car crashes in recent years -- so much that they've caught up with their male counterparts, according to a study in the May issue of the Journal of Studies on ...

Apr 03, 2012
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Arizona coma patient now speaking, walking

(AP) -- It will be a special Christmas for the family of a 21-year-old University of Arizona student who was nearly taken off life support but is now recovering after waking up from a coma.

Dec 23, 2011
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Medical packaging can make the difference

(Medical Xpress) -- At the site of a car crash, in an emergency room or at an operating table: The seconds it takes to get a medical device to work properly or to understand the packaging on a device can be ...

Sep 30, 2011
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