Motorized Wheelchair Users at Raised Risk for Traffic Deaths: Study

THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The advent of motorized wheelchairs has given thousands of disabled Americans much more independence and mobility. But along with that freedom comes an increase in traffic-related deaths, a new study suggests.

Doctors Save Life of U.S. Child With Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

SUNDAY, Nov. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A 5-year-old child from the United States, stricken at age 2 with a deadly form of tuberculosis after traveling to India, is finally in remission, researchers report.

Kidney Transplant 'Tourism' Comes With Risks: Study

FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When people languish on a wait-list for a kidney transplant, they may start to consider a desperate measure: Traveling to a country where they can buy a donor kidney on the black market.

Truckers' Fatigue, Cellphones Boost Their Crash Risk: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fatigue, the use of cellphones and troubling blood pressure readings are factors that might increase a truck driver's risk of an accident, new research suggests.

Many Teens Knowingly Ride With Drunk Drivers, Survey Finds

THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. teenagers have willingly accepted a ride from a drunk driver within the past year, a new survey reveals.

Health Tip: Is Your Child Ready for a Booster Seat?

(HealthDay News) -- Booster seats can help keep older children safer before they're ready for safety belts.

Child Safety Seats Often Incompatible With Cars: Study

SUNDAY, Oct. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children's car seats often do not fit properly inside family vehicles, which could reduce their safety and effectiveness, a new study indicates.

Many Americans Traveling Abroad Lack Key Vaccinations: Study

FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans traveling overseas are not immunized against highly contagious diseases, new research shows.

Expert Offers Car Seat Safety Tips

SATURDAY, Oct. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although it can sometimes be a challenge to get a cranky, wriggling toddler into a child car seat, those safety devices can protect youngsters from serious injuries in an accident.

'Drugged Driving' on the Rise in U.S.

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More Americans are under the influence of drugs while they drive, even as drunk driving rates decline, new research shows.