Health Tip: Be a Safe Driver for Your Kids

(HealthDay News) -- Strapping your child in an appropriate car seat protects against injuries, but it's just as important for a parent to drive safely.

Health Tip: Parents, Set Rules About Driving for Teens

(HealthDay News) -- Teens need to stay focused and alert behind the wheel, and it's a parent's job to make sure teen drivers know the rules.

U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As a new outbreak of mosquito-borne yellow fever continues to grow in Brazil, U.S. health officials say they're taking steps to avert any shortage of vaccine travelers might need.

Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When you think of cellphones and driving, you probably picture a chatty teen behind the wheel. But new research suggests that seniors are often guilty of this dangerous practice, too.

Drugs Now Involved in More Fatal U.S. Crashes Than Alcohol Alone

THURSDAY, April 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- In vehicle crashes that claim American lives, illicit drugs are now more likely to have played a role than the use of alcohol on its own, a new report says.

Travelers Bring Malaria Back to U.S., With High Costs

MONDAY, April 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Malaria sickens thousands of Americans and leads to millions of dollars in health care costs each year, a new study finds.

When Is It Safe to Drive With Type 1 Diabetes?

THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Having type 1 diabetes can raise your chances of crashing while driving, but new research offers a checklist that helps determine whether it is safe for you to get behind the wheel.

Many Kids Still Being Injured on ATVs

WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- They may look like tons of fun, but all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are actually tons of trouble for kids.

Health Tip: Stuck on the Road in a Storm?

(HealthDay News) -- If you can't get to shelter during a severe storm, it may be safest to stay in your car.

Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too

TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Although Zika virus is most well-known for the devastating neurological damage it can cause in the womb, a new study reports that some babies infected with Zika also may have lifelong vision impairment.