Health Tip: Prepare for Travel With Diabetes

(HealthDay News) -- Before you hit the road for the holidays, make sure your diabetes is under control and that you're prepared for emergencies.

If You're Dashing Through the Snow to a Holiday Gathering…

SUNDAY, Dec. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans will pack up their cars and hit the road over the holidays. But sometimes the highways get jammed and the weather doesn't cooperate.

Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots

FRIDAY, Dec. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans will travel afar to celebrate the holidays, potentially putting themselves at risk for deadly blood clots.

Pregnant Women Should Avoid Zika-Hit Texas Town: CDC

THURSDAY, Dec. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women should avoid traveling to a south Texas town that sits on the state's border with Mexico, because five cases of local Zika infection have been reported there, U.S. health officials advised Wednesday.

More Than 1 in 10 Pilots Suffer From Depression, Survey Finds

THURSDAY, Dec. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-tenth of professional airline pilots may suffer from depression, and a small percentage might experience suicidal thoughts, a new survey reveals.

Health Tip: When Kids Walk to School

(HealthDay News) -- Walking to school is a great way for kids to get exercise. But parents should always teach their children pedestrian safety.

Health Tip: Eating Healthy on a Family Trip

(HealthDay News) -- Vacation shouldn't be an excuse to load up on junk food. Parents should help kids make healthy food choices, whether at home or away.

Child Dies in Hot Car Almost Once a Week

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly every eight days, a child dies from heatstroke from being left in a car that got too hot, according to Safe Kids Worldwide.

2 Kids an Hour Hurt in Strollers, Infant Carriers

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although strollers and child carriers may look safe, two children are injured in these kid-movers every hour in the United States, a new study says.

Health Tip: Keep Teen Drivers Safer

(HealthDay News) -- Teen drivers are at heightened risk of getting into an accident. But there are things parents can do to reduce those chances.