'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.

Health Assistance to Developing Countries Up Since 1990: Study

TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There has been an increase in health-related development assistance to low-income countries since 1990, a new study finds.

Many U.S. Women Live Far From Gynecologic Cancer Care

MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of American women have poor access to gynecologic cancer care, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Prepare for Illness if Traveling Abroad

(HealthDay News) -- Getting sick while traveling doesn't have to lead to disaster.

Car Crash Risk Doubles for New Users of Sleeping Pills, Study Finds

THURSDAY, June 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sedative sleeping pills such as Ambien can nearly double the risk for car accidents among new users compared with nonusers, new research suggests.

Tougher Night Driving Rules for Teens May Lower Crash Rates

MONDAY, June 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Tougher rules for night driving by teen drivers in Massachusetts reduced their risk for serious and fatal crashes, a new study shows.

Health Tip: Check for Children in the Driveway

(HealthDay News) -- Vehicle safety begins in the driveway. Drivers should always check surroundings as they back out of the driveway to ensure a child isn't near.

Summer Motorcycle Season Is Here, Stay Safe

SUNDAY, June 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More motorcyclists are taking to U.S. roads, increasing the need for safety precautions, experts say.