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Fatal Car Crashes Involving Pot Use Have Tripled in U.S., Study Finds by Medline Plus Posted Wed 05 Feb 2014 7:00pm Researchers note that increase included men and women, and all age groups Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Marijuana , Motor Vehicle Safety Read on »
Overdoses, Cellphone-Linked Car Crashes Among Top Causes of Fatal Injury in U.S. by Medline Plus Posted Thu 13 Mar 2014 5:00pm National Safety Council report also cites increasing numbers of falls among elderly Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics , Wounds and Injuries Read on »
Teen Car Crashes on the Decline by Medline Plus Posted Thu 21 Oct 2010 12:16pm Thursday, October 21, 2010    By Frederik Joelving NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of teen drivers involved in deadly car crashes is plummeting, U.S. government researchers said Thursday in a bit of good news to parents with youngsters behind the wheel. ... Read on »
Obesity kills in car crashes by Dr. Richard Keller Medical Doctor Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 1:36pm The other day I came across an interesting article in an on-line medical journal I read that caught my eye. I don’t recall a mention on the news like I would have expected. Had it been mentioned it would have been headed something like “Another major health risk for obese males”. The study published in the American Journal of Public Health l ... Read on »
Car crash video: Dave Erickson struck by car during Titanium Man Olympic Triathlon by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 05 Sep 2011 1:17pm The 3 Rivers Road Runners club hosted their annual Titanium Man Olympic Triathlon in Kennewick, Washington on Saturday.  It was the fifth and final event in the Multisport Series.  The weather conditions were near perfect.  Nearly 200 beginner and elite triathletes participated including EverymanTRI contributing reporter Dave Erickson wh ... Read on »
Car Crash Trauma Often Under-Det ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 27 Jan 2010 6:14am Car Crash Trauma Often Under-Detected in Elderly Study finds triage system less sensitive to elderly victims 27 jan 2010-- Elderly people involved in motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) are often under-triaged and inappropriately treated for injuries that go undetected, according to a study in the January issue of the Jo ... Read on »
Study: Lack Of Seat Belt Use By The Obese Puts Them At Greater Risk In A Car Crash by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 1:35pm Dr. David Schlundt pinpoints another obesity-related problem We all know the health dangers associated with obesity, including diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, cancer, and a whole host of other health calamities. But now researchers out of Vanderbilt University have stumbled upon another unexpected side effect of ... Read on »
As If the VA Doesn’t Have Enough Trouble On It’s Plate-Car Crashes Through the Wall of VA Hospital in Massachusetts by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 25 May 2014 12:31am Luckily nobody was hurt here when an elderly man hit the gas instead of the brakes.   It was the mechanical room of the hospital so no hospital medical equipment was involved.  BD    7News Boston WHDH-TV WEST ROXBURY, Mass. (WHDH) - No one was injured Friday when an Elderly man accidentally drove his car into the side of the VA Hosp ... Read on »
Older Drivers Can Be Trained to Avoid Car Crashes by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted Fri 24 Feb 2012 2:29pm istockphoto This week the National Highway Traffic Safety Board captured some headlines with their report on older drivers that offered more grim news: drivers over 65 are far more likely to die in crashes at intersections, and are far more likely to be involved in accidents in intersections. Even as overall rates of traffic fataliti ... Read on »
Car Crashes Through the Doors of the ER That Was Transporting a Gunshot Victim by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 27 Jun 2010 11:57pm The driver was not the gunshot victim, but rather someone driving him to the emergency room.  It has to be a loud awakening for the staff at the ER for sure, and sadly the victim didn’t make it.  The article stated the car drove right through the double door entrance and almost sounds like something we see in movies but perhaps not in real life ... Read on »