Health

Researchers recommend bans on cellphone use for young drivers

In the United States, teen drivers are disproportionately at risk for motor vehicle crashes, even though they account for the lowest percentage of licensed drivers on the road. One common risky driving behavior both teens ...

Cardiology

Research pinpoints sources of atrial fibrillation

People who suffer from persistent atrial fibrillation in the heart may find relief from a new treatment approach discovered by researchers at The Ohio State University Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute.

HIV & AIDS

Analyzing skepticism of HIV self-tests among Kenyan truck drivers

Truck drivers in sub-Saharan Africa are especially vulnerable to infection with HIV due to contact with multiple sexual partners—often including sex workers—along their trucking routes. Accessing HIV testing can be a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researcher sheds light on pandemic's possible impact on truck drivers

Each day, approximately 3 million loads are transported across the U.S. via semi trucks. The drivers of these vehicles help move 71 percent of the freight in our country including much needed commodities such as groceries, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hong Kong begins mass testing for virus amid public doubts

Hong Kong tested more than 120,000 people for the coronavirus Tuesday at the start of a mass-testing effort that's become another political flash point in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.

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