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.

Ditch Your Car, Ride Your Bike and Check Your Scale

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cyclists weigh almost 9 pounds less, on average, than people who get around mainly by car, a new study shows.

AAA: Road Debris a Mounting Danger on U.S. Highways

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you've ever swerved to avoid hitting road debris (and who hasn't?), the chilling results of a new traffic safety study may make you shudder.

Drowsy Driving Causes 1 in 5 Fatal Crashes: Report

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 84 million sleep-deprived Americans take to the roads every day. And, drowsy driving was a factor in crashes that claimed about 5,000 lives last year, a new report shows.

Health Tip: Don't Forget About Your Teeth During Vacation

(HealthDay News) -- Vacation plans should always include what to do if there's an injury to your mouth or teeth, the American Dental Association advises.

The Safest Way to Get to School Is a Big Yellow Bus

SUNDAY, Aug. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- School buses are the safest way for students to get to and from school, according to the National Safety Council.