Health Tip: Traveling for the Holidays With Diabetes
(HealthDay News) -- As you prepare for a holiday trip, don't forget to pack diabetes essentials.
Distracted-Driving Deaths of Pedestrians, Cyclists Up in U.S., Study Finds
FRIDAY, Nov. 29, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- American pedestrians and bicyclists are being killed by distracted drivers in increasing numbers, a new study finds.
Holiday Health and Safety: Another List to Be Checking Twice
THURSDAY, Nov. 28, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Flu shot, check. Hand soap, check. Window washer fluid, check.
Watch Out for Sleepy Drivers This Thanksgiving Holiday
TUESDAY, NOV. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Thanksgiving is a time of travel, but one expert warns that sleep deprivation and darkness can cause drivers to become sleepy even though they believe they're alert.
Lengthy Car, Plane Rides Pose Risk of Clots
SATURDAY, Nov. 23, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Traveling long distances in cars and planes over the holidays could put you at risk for deep vein thrombosis -- potentially deadly blood clots in the deep veins of the lower legs and thighs, an expert says.
Health Tip: Keep a First Aid Kit in the Car
(HealthDay News) -- You probably have a host of first aid supplies at home, but what about in your car?
Study Probes Why Truckers Use Booze, Illicit Drugs
TUESDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Studies of substance abuse by truckers show varying results, but at least some drivers turn to alcohol or illicit drugs while behind the wheel, a new review finds.
4 of 5 Colleges Students Text While Driving: Study
FRIDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Despite efforts to stop drivers from texting behind the wheel, new research revealed that four of five college students have used their cell phones to send or receive text messages while driving.
DMV-Based Campaign Helped Boost Organ Donations
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16 (HealthDay News) -- An organ-donation campaign based in Illinois Department of Motor Vehicle offices boosted the number of people who registered as donors, according to a new study.
More Deaths Among Older People During Economic Upswings: Study
TUESDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors and middle-aged adults die more often when the economy kicks into high gear than when their nation is spiraling toward recession, a new analysis contends.