Teens Not the Only Ones Using Cellphones While Driving

TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers aren't the only ones prone to texting and talking while driving: A new survey finds that the vast majority of adults use their cellphones behind the wheel.

Don't Let Bedbugs Ruin Your Vacation

THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bedbug infestations are on the rise, but savvy travelers know how to stop the pests from spoiling holiday trips.

Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips

MONDAY, Aug. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- School bus safety is one of the many things parents need to review with their children before the start of the new school year, an expert says.

Health Tip: Make Sure Children Use ATVs Safely

(HealthDay News) -- Before your child takes an initial ride on an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), make sure he or she is prepared with the right training and equipment.

Alcohol, Pot Combo Impairs Driving More Than Either Alone

FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking alcohol and smoking pot at the same time hampers driving skills more than consuming one alone does, a new study shows.

Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task

FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Around four in 10 newly licensed teen drivers "crashed" in a simulated driving test, suggesting that many adolescents lack the skills they need to stay safe on the road, according to a new study.

Red Cross Urges Americans to Give Blood During Fourth of July

WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans make plans for the Fourth of July holiday, and the American Red Cross is hoping many of them will also consider donating blood or platelets.

'Novice Driver' Car Decals Don't Cut Crash Rates: Study

MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adding decals to the license plates of drivers with learner permits doesn't reduce their rate of crashes, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Preventing Ear Pain During Air Travel

(HealthDay News) -- The changes in air pressure that occur during plane travel can lead to ear pain and discomfort.

Using Same Hospital for Complications After Surgery Lowers Death Risk: Study

THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery patients who suffer complications after discharge from a hospital are more likely to die if they're readmitted to a different hospital than where they had their original operation, a new study finds.