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.
Muncie, IN — Concerts, fireworks, auto races, road construction and mowing the lawn are all summertime happenings that can cause permanent hearing damage, cautions Ball State University audiologist Lynn Bielski.
Vancouver, British Columbia — Following an in-home exercise program may reduce at-risk older adults’ likelihood of falling by up to 36%, results of a recent study from the University of British Columbia indicate.