Washington — Results of a new poll highlight a gap between awareness that marijuana can cause impaired driving and the belief that its use is contributing to the rising number of fatal vehicle crashes in the United States.
Bethesda, MD — Alert your immune system: More than 90 percent of homes contain three or more detectable indoor allergens, while 73 percent harbor at least one allergen at an elevated level, according to a recent study from the National Institutes of Health.
Albany, NY — Non-opioid painkillers are as effective as opioids in treating acute arm or leg pain in adults, according to researchers from Albany Medical College and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.
Morgantown, WV — People who are prescribed sedatives or narcotics often receive warnings about the medications’ possible effect on driving ability, but those prescribed antidepressants or stimulants – such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder medications – aren’t cautioned as frequently, according to a recent study from West Virginia University.
Mebane, NC – Fire safety product manufacturer Kidde has issued an expansive safety recall of 37.8 million plastic handle or plastic push-button fire extinguishers that could clog or malfunction when used.