Ebola May Hit Young Children Hardest, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ebola appears to do its damage faster in young children than it does in adults, a new study reports.

Many May Be OK to Drive 2 Weeks After Getting New Hip: Study

WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who've had hip replacement surgery might safely be able to drive as soon as two weeks after the procedure, a new small study finds.

School Dismissal a Dangerous Time for Kids Getting Hit By Cars

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children are at greatest risk of being hit by a car at the end of the school day, as well as in the evening, a new study finds.

Traffic Deaths Increase in Spring Break Hot Spots

FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's that time of year when college students flock to warm, sunny spots to celebrate spring break, but a new study shows the roads become a lot less safe once they arrive.

Could In-Car Breathalyzers Slash Rate of Booze-Linked Crashes?

THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In-car breathalyzers automatically prevent ignition when they detect blood-alcohol levels that exceed legal limits. Now, new research suggests that if the devices were installed in every new U.S. car, deaths linked to drunk driving would plummet by 85 percent over a 15-year period.

Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Drivers are exposed to very high levels of air pollution when they stop at red lights, a new study shows.

Driving Soon After Stroke May Be Risky, Studies Suggest

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- After a stroke, driving skills may be impaired, two new studies suggest.

Ebola Donations Slow to Reach West Africa

WEDNEDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only about 40 percent of the nearly $2.9 billion in international aid promised for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa had reached the hard-hit countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone by Dec. 31, a new study found.

Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report

FRIDAY, Jan. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that won't surprise many parents, a new government analysis shows that teens and young adults are the most likely to show up in a hospital ER with injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident.

Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly three-quarters of American parents place their children in forward-facing car seats before it's safe to do so, a new study reveals.