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City, IA — For many parents – and their children – messages on bike safety may be confusing, conflicting or just plain out of date, results of a recent study from researchers at the University of Iowa show.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.
Columbus, OH — Every two hours, a young child is treated in the emergency room after ingesting or coming in contact with personal care products, such as shampoo and makeup, according to researchers from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Washington — Bicyclist and pedestrian deaths are on the rise even as motor vehicle-related traffic fatalities are projected to have decreased, according to preliminary 2018 data released June 17 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.