Emmitsburg, MD — Adults 50 and older have a greater-than-average risk of dying in a fire, according to data published in the September edition of the U.S. Fire Administration’s “Topical Fire Report Series.”
Iowa City, IA — Older adults may be able improve their cognitive function and working memory with a single workout, but regular exercise is necessary to sustain the benefits, say researchers from the University of Iowa.
Bethesda, MD — About three-quarters of U.S. adults say burnout among health care professionals is a concern and fear that it compromises their own safety and the level of care they receive, according to the results of a recent Harris Poll survey commissioned by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Birmingham, AL — Parents and caregivers need to keep a close eye on kids in parking lots to prevent injuries, researchers at the University of Birmingham at Alabama say after their observational study revealed frequent unsafe behaviors.
Brno, Czech Republic — Your dog may be your heart’s best friend, a team of European researchers say, citing findings from their recent study that suggest owning a pooch helps promote cardiovascular health and lower the risk of related diseases.
Iowa City, IA — For many parents – and their children – messages on bike safety may be confusing, conflicting or just plain out of date, results of a recent study from researchers at the University of Iowa show.
Washington — After reports of several tragic incidents involving small children getting trapped in gaps between residential elevator doors, the Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging owners to have a qualified inspector examine their home elevator.