News tagged with car crashes
(AP)—A federal judge on Tuesday ordered tobacco companies to publish corrective statements that say they lied about the dangers of smoking and that disclose smoking's health effects, including the death on average of 1,200 ...
Health Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3
A new study by researchers in Boston Children's Hospital's Division of Emergency Medicine indicates that a nationwide standard on booster seat laws for children 4 feet 9 inches and shorter, or up to 8 years old, would save ...
Pediatrics Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—More Americans now commit suicide than die in car crashes, making suicide the leading cause of injury deaths, according to a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(AP) -- The toll of excessive drinking works out to about $2 per drink, in terms of medical expenses and other costs to society, according to a new federal research.
Health Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 11
(Medical Xpress) -- Traumatic brain injury has entered the public's consciousness as the silent, signature wound brought back by many of our military warriors from Iraq and Afghanistan. But such injuries don't only happen ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Aug 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- Kids may be safest in cars when grandma or grandpa are driving instead of mom or dad, according to study results that even made the researchers do a double-take.
Other Jul 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Most consumers who are shopping for a new car depend on good crash safety ratings as an indicator of how well the car will perform in a crash. But a new University at Buffalo study of crashes involving cars ...
Health May 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Each year, more than 130,000 children younger than 13 are treated in U.S. emergency departments after motor-vehicle crash-related injuries.
Pediatrics Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
After four years of confinement to a wheelchair, Rick Constantine, 58, is now walking again after undergoing an unconventional surgery at University of California, San Diego Heath System to restore the use of his leg. Neurosurgeon ...
Surgery Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Shootings and other traumatic events involving children are not rare events, but there's a startling lack of scientific evidence on the best ways to help young survivors and witnesses heal, a government-funded ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An international team of sleep researchers has developed the world's first screening tool to help reduce workplace accidents and illnesses, including cardiovascular disease and cancer, caused by shift work.
Health Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medical screening of older drivers is misguided and typifies a "worrying lack of due diligence" by the medical profession, warns a senior doctor in BMJ today.
Health Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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 ...
Health Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Calgary have created a new, interactive tool that will change the way medical education is taught.
Other Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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 ...
Addiction Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0