Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Drivers are exposed to very high levels of air pollution when they stop at red lights, a new study shows.

Driving Soon After Stroke May Be Risky, Studies Suggest

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- After a stroke, driving skills may be impaired, two new studies suggest.

Ebola Donations Slow to Reach West Africa

WEDNEDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only about 40 percent of the nearly $2.9 billion in international aid promised for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa had reached the hard-hit countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone by Dec. 31, a new study found.

Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report

FRIDAY, Jan. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that won't surprise many parents, a new government analysis shows that teens and young adults are the most likely to show up in a hospital ER with injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident.

Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly three-quarters of American parents place their children in forward-facing car seats before it's safe to do so, a new study reveals.

Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study

THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The overuse of antibiotics to treat travelers' diarrhea may contribute to the spread of drug-resistant superbugs, a new study suggests.

Alcohol, Pot Fuel Half of Young Driver Deaths, Report Finds

THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Half of young drivers who died in crashes in nine states were under the influence of alcohol, marijuana or both at the time of the accident, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Move Around on a Plane

(HealthDay News) -- When you're stuck in an airplane seat, your blood can pool in your feet, increasing the risk of developing a blood clot.

Middle-Aged Worse at Texting-While-Driving, Study Shows

TUESDAY, Dec. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The risky mix of texting and driving may be more problematic for middle-aged drivers than it is for younger drivers, according to new research.

Stay Sober or Be Pulled Over This Holiday Season

MONDAY, Dec. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As the holiday season kicks into full gear, state highway officials from across the nation are warning drivers to stay off the roads if they've been drinking.