Donated Livers Not Harmed by Travel Distances, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Transporting donated livers long distances does not affect the quality of the organs, according to new research.

Young Driver's Gender May Play Role in Timing, Type of Crash

THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The types of vehicle crashes involving young drivers often vary by gender, a new study has found.

Health Tip: Help Keep Teen Drivers Safe

(HealthDay News) -- Inexperienced teen drivers, facing a host of potential distractions, are more likely than older people to be involved in an accident.

Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Leaving the car at home and getting to work by walking, cycling or public transit is good for your health, a new study indicates.

WHO Urges Screening of Travelers to Contain Ebola Outbreak

MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- African nations hit hard by the Ebola outbreak should start screening all passengers leaving international airports, seaports and major ground crossings, the World Health Organization recommended Monday.

More Children Hit by Cars in September, Experts Say

MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More children are hit by cars during September than any other month of the year, according to Safe Kids Worldwide.

Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent: Study

FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Up to half of teens talking on cellphones while driving are speaking with their mother or father, according to new research.

Hot Cars Can Quickly Prove Deadly for Kids

TUESDAY, Aug. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Before you decide it's safe to make a quick dash into the pharmacy while your toddler is asleep in a car seat during the hot months of summer, consider this: More than 600 children in the United States have died of vehicle-related heat stroke since 1998.

Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips

FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 140 people die every year in accidents related to school transportation in the United States.

Malaria Growing Resistant to Drugs Used to Fight It

WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The parasite that causes malaria is growing increasingly resistant to the drugs commonly used to fight it, according to new surveillance reports. But several new drugs are in development, and at least one in early clinical trials may offer new hope against this global killer.