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.
Washington — The Food and Drug Administration, together with the Environmental Protection Agency, is encouraging pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and mothers of young children not to bypass the benefits of eating seafood – as long as it’s the right kind, in the right amount.
Columbus, OH — Public awareness campaigns and the first two years of a voluntary safety standard have resulted in only a “modest” decrease in the number of young children exposed to liquid laundry detergent packets, a recent study concludes.
Tucson, AZ — A restless night may trigger a spike in blood pressure that lasts into the day – a possible explanation for why sleep problems have been shown to increase the risk of heart attack, stroke and even death from cardiovascular disease, results of a recent study suggest.
Washington — More Americans are concerned about the likelihood of a disaster affecting their home and community, yet only around half have a disaster emergency plan in place, results of a recent annual survey show.
Washington — An estimated 363 children drowned in pools and spas each year between 2014 and 2016, and nearly three-quarters of those victims were younger than 5, a recent report from the Consumer Product Safety Commission states.
St. Louis — Despite hearing the warnings about the health hazards of prolonged sitting – including greater risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers – most Americans aren’t taking heed.