Posts tagged "motor vehicle crashes"

March 5 news: Flu easing, vaping dangers, children harmed by opioids, back seat seatbelt safety

Check out today’s public health news on Monday, March 5, 2018.

Nov. 20 news: Opioids cost $500 billion, bird flu in Asia, fruit and vegetable intake, motorcycle crashes

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Nov. 20, 2017.

July 7 news: prostate cancer, car crash deaths, medical marijuana and Medicare

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 7, 2016.
Report reveals dangerous gaps among state traffic safety laws

Report reveals dangerous gaps among state traffic safety laws

An annual report tracking the adoption of essential traffic safety laws among states was released Wednesday, revealing new cause for concern.

Suicide leading cause of U.S. injury mortality, says AJPH study

While motor vehicle traffic deaths in the U.S. have declined over the past decade, mortality rates for suicide, poisoning and falls increased substantially, according to a new study published online Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health, November 2012.