Health Tip: Avoid Driving During Flood Warning

(HealthDay News) -- If the National Weather Service in your area has issued a flood warning, experts say you should avoid driving unless absolutely necessary.

Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Driving

(HealthDay News) -- Your emotions can hinder your ability to drive safely, so you should keep them in check while you're behind the wheel.

Stress Hormone May Drive Risk-Taking by Teen Motorists

MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens whose brain chemistry is less affected by stressful situations could be at increased risk for car crashes, a small Canadian study suggests.

Having Kids Walk to School Comes With Risks, Benefits

MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents are understandably worried about letting their kids walk or bike to school.

Driving Ability May Falter With Age in HIV-Positive Adults

FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged and elderly people with HIV may have deficits in their mental skills that affect their ability to drive, according to a small new study.

Brief Whiplash Treatment Works as Well as Lengthy Therapy, Study Finds

FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Just one exercise education session works as well as expensive, long-term physical therapy in reducing pain in whiplash patients, a new study shows.

Hands-Free Cellphones Don't Make Driving Safer, Review Shows

WEDNESDAY, April 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Hands-free cellphone use while driving is not risk-free driving, new research shows.

Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma

THURSDAY, March 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of traffic-related air pollution greatly increase white children's risk of being readmitted to the hospital due to asthma, a new study finds.

Drunk-Driving Deaths Under-reported in U.S., Study Says

MONDAY, March 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Alcohol's role in U.S. traffic deaths is significantly under-reported, a new study shows.

Health Tip: Eat Healthier at the Airport

(HealthDay News) -- Don't let junk food tempt you when you're at the airport waiting to board your flight.