Washington — Of the 803 unbuckled rear-seat passengers 8 or older who died in motor vehicle crashes in 2018, about half would have survived if they had worn a seat belt, the Governors Highway Safety Association contends in a recently released report.
Atlanta — More than 1 out of 4 high school students and more than 1 out of 10 middle school students report they have vaped within the past 30 days, according to “disturbing” results of the 2019 National Youth Tobacco Survey administered by the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Denver — More than 2 out of 5 adults feel unprepared to administer compression-only CPR during a medical emergency, according to the results of a recent survey commissioned by the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Boston — Although a recent survey shows millennials outpace Gen Xers and baby boomers in the United States when it comes to using cellphones while driving, one expert says distraction behind the wheel is a notable problem among the older-generation drivers, too.
Darien, IL — Have you ever thought to yourself, “One more episode before bed”? If so, you’re not alone, according to the results of a recent survey that show 88% of U.S. adults have sacrificed sleep time to watch multiple episodes of a TV show or streaming series.
Birmingham, England — Even if you’re older and haven’t worked out in years – or ever – resistance exercises can help you build muscle on par with highly trained athletes of similar age, results of a recent study from the University of Birmingham show.
Washington — A teen or child is killed every five days from injuries related to railroad crossing or trespassing in the United States, yet a majority of parents “generally do not rate the issue as a major safety concern for themselves or their child,” according to a recent report from Safe Kids Worldwide.
Chicago — If your daily routine involves drinking at least two glasses of soft drinks – artificially or sugar-sweetened – you may be at an increased risk for early death, according to a team of European researchers.
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.”