Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The world's most promising malaria vaccine appears to offer short-lived protection, fading away within a matter of years, a new clinical trial reveals.

Boston's Subways Packed With Germs

TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Boston's subway system is swarming with microbes, and while that might send a shiver down your spine, the study's authors said that most of these bugs are harmless and won't make you sick.

Health Tip: Plan Ahead to Minimize Jet Lag

(HealthDay News) -- While it's difficult to adjust to a new time zone, a little prep work can make the transition easier.

Blood Pressure May Soar if You Live Near an Airport

FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Living near an airport isn't just hard on your hearing, it may also be hard on your heart, new research suggests.

Health Tip: Use Safety Belts Properly on Kids

(HealthDay News) -- When a child is big enough to be restrained with a safety belt, you should make sure he or she is strapped in safely.

Irregular Heartbeat May Be Deadly in Car Crash

FRIDAY, June 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having the common heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation might be risky if you get into a car accident, a new study suggests.

Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up

THURSDAY, June 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It may seem like eye-rolling teens never listen, but a new U.S. government report finds many kids are getting some health messages loud and clear.

Hey Drivers: Hands-Free Cellphones Not Risk-Free

WEDNESDAY, June 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Talking on a hands-free phone while driving may be just as distracting and dangerous as using a hand-held phone, according to a new study.

Talking, Texting Teen Drivers Take Deadly Toll

WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There's an epidemic of distracted driving that's maiming -- and in too many cases -- killing people in crashes involving teen drivers, a new report shows.

U.S. Motorcycle Deaths Up 10 Percent in Last Year

THURSDAY, May 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Motorcyclist deaths in the United States topped 5,000 last year -- a 10 percent increase from 2014, according to a new report.