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.
New York – Children with autism may face a significantly higher risk of injury-related death, particularly from drowning, according to a recent study from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.
Chapel Hill, NC – A “no fat” or “no sugar” label on food packaging doesn’t necessarily tell the full story about an item’s nutritional quality, according to researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Silver Spring, MD – National Work Zone Awareness Week will take place April 3-7, with a national kick-off event planned for April 4 at the Maryland state Randolph Road/Georgia Avenue Interchange Project.
Columbus, OH – About once every eight minutes, a child 3 or younger is taken to the hospital because of a nursery product-related injury, according to a study from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.