Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers

THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- No matter how often teenagers are told to drive safely, some might not heed that advice until they are involved in a crash, new research suggests.

Health Tip: Stay Focused on the Highway

(HealthDay News) -- Motor vehicles are heavy objects that often travel at high speeds. That's why it's important for drivers to always remain alert.

Your DNA May Determine How You Handle the Time Change

SATURDAY, March 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Some people have more trouble adjusting to daylight saving time than others and genes may be the reason why, says an expert on sleep/wake patterns.

U.S. Medical Experts Issue Warning on Yellow Fever's Advance

THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials are sounding the alarm over yet another potential mosquito-borne health threat to Americans -- yellow fever.

City Tax on Cars Cut Pollution, Kids' Asthma Risk

TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A tax designed to reduce mid-city traffic in Stockholm, Sweden, was tied to a reduction in asthma attacks in children, a new study suggests.

Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe

SATURDAY, Feb. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Spring break is a time to kick back and have fun, but it's important to be on guard against injuries and illness.

Tougher Alcohol Laws Mean Fewer Young People Killed on the Road

MONDAY, Feb. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- In U.S. states with the toughest laws to discourage drinking and driving, fewer children and teens were killed in car crashes, a new study shows.

Driving Skills May Suffer Even After Concussion Symptoms Subside

FRIDAY, Feb. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Even after their symptoms disappear, concussion patients may still have difficulty driving, a small study suggests.

Space Reshapes Astronauts' Brains: Study

THURSDAY, Feb. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Astronauts' brains change shape while in space, a new study indicates.

Dressing Baby for a Safe Winter Drive

SUNDAY, Feb. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Winter can present challenges for parents trying to dress their children properly for the weather. This is especially true when the outing involves placing kids in child car seats, so a pediatricians' group offers some advice.