Attention deficit disorders

Evaluating ADHD medicines to reduce highway crashes

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers are determining whether an extended-release medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can improve highway safety and help prevent accidents – especially ...

Pediatrics

Expert offers school bus safety tips

(HealthDay)—School bus safety is one of the many things parents need to review with their children before the start of the new school year, an expert says.

Addiction

Researchers study how marijuana impacts driving

A new study conducted at the University of Iowa's National Advanced Driving Simulator has found drivers who use alcohol and marijuana together weave more on a virtual roadway than drivers who use either substance independently. ...

Addiction

Gov't says fewer drivers are drinking, but more use drugs

(AP)—A government report says the number of drivers who get on the road with alcohol in their systems has declined by nearly one-third since 2007, but there has been a large increase in drivers using marijuana and other ...

Health

Stay sober or be pulled over this holiday season

(HealthDay)—As the holiday season kicks into full gear, state highway officials from across the nation are warning drivers to stay off the roads if they've been drinking.

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