Rockville, MD – Troubled young adults who exhibit impulsive personality traits may be more likely to drive recklessly or while impaired, according to a recent study from the National Institutes of Health.
Washington – Nearly 50 children visited an emergency room every hour in 2015 because of injuries incurred while riding bicycles, scooters, roller skating or skateboarding, according to a recent report from Safe Kids Worldwide.
Washington – With drug overdoses on the rise and marijuana legalization becoming more prevalent, the Governors Highway Safety Association and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) have updated their 2015 report concerning drug use on America’s roads.
Dallas – A little more than one-third of American adults have experienced at least one symptom of a “mini-stroke,” yet only 3 percent called 911, according to the results of a survey conducted by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Ann Arbor, MI – Nearly 40 percent of consumers avoid vehicle safety recalls because they fear their dealership will recommend additional repairs, according to a recent study from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
New York – Frequent weight gain and loss may increase the risk of heart attack and stroke for people who have pre-existing coronary artery disease, according to a recent study from New York University Langone Medical Center.
Washington – Pedestrian deaths in 2016 increased an estimated 11 percent from 2015, marking the largest annual increase since reporting began, according to a recent report from the Governors Highway Safety Association.