Enforcement of Drunk Driving Laws Makes Roads Safer, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Dec. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- With the holiday party season fast approaching, a new study reveals that states that routinely perform randomized traffic stops and make DUI arrests have fewer drunk drivers on their roads.

When Gas Prices Go Up, So Do Motorcycle Accidents, Study Finds

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As gas prices rose in recent years, so did motorcyclist injuries and deaths, a new study suggests.

Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts

SUNDAY, Dec. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Expert pilots process visual information more efficiently than less experienced pilots, which explains why they make better decisions during landings, a new study shows.

Some NFL Players Use Unproven Stem Cell Therapies: Report

MONDAY, Dec. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some professional football players are seeking unproven stem cell therapies to speed their recovery from injuries. But experts are concerned that they may be unaware of the potential risks, a new report shows.

Health Tip: Prepare Before You Drive in Winter

(HealthDay News) -- Icy, wet and slippery winter roads pose serious driving hazards, but some preparation before you leave can help you stay safe.

Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows

MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Santa might think twice about giving kids an all-terrain vehicle this year. Riding ATVs poses high risks of injury or death for children and teens, with dangers differing by age, a new U.S. study warns.

Young Guys in Large Vehicles Most Likely to Survive Crash

MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Driving a large vehicle and being a young male are among the factors that improve a person's chances of surviving a car crash, a new study finds.

Undiagnosed Sleep Problems May Be Common Among Firefighters

THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, insomnia, shift work disorder and restless leg syndrome are common among firefighters, new research shows.

Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus Still a Concern for American Travelers: CDC

THURSDAY, Nov. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Americans traveling to the Caribbean and Central and South America this winter need to be aware that an outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya continues to spread in those areas, U.S. federal health officials said Thursday.

Health Tip: Teach Children Never to Play in the Car

(HealthDay News) -- A car is a dangerous place for children to play in, especially given the risk of becoming entrapped inside the trunk.