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A Second Look at Salt
Anyone with high blood pressure knows that salt is not their friend. But certain heart failure patients need more, not less, salt.
The Gunshot Wounds No One Can See
It's not just about surviving: The trauma of a firearm injury has long-term repercussions for survivors and their families.
Look Ma, No Helmet!
Riding a dirt bike or ATV without a helmet is basically a brain injury waiting to happen. What's surprising is how many kids do it.
Convincing Young Adults to Take a Shot
Many young adults are reluctant to get a COVID vaccine, and this could prolong the pandemic. Here are some of their reasons.
Lightning’s Striking Danger
The electrical discharge from a lightning strike can travel as much as five miles and carry 50,000 volts. Here's what to do to stay safe.
Sexist Tweets Spark Violence Against Women
Tweets reflecting disparaging attitudes toward women are more than just words. They are linked to increases in domestic abuse.
DUI Starts Sooner than You Think
The hand-eye coordination driving requires is affected by as little as half a beer. Ask NASA.
Progress on Peanut Allergies
Eighty percent of allergic children were able to eat a portion of peanuts without reaction after a year of small doses of peanut protein.
Gun Owners and Gun Safety Advocates Find Common Ground
Even people opposed to gun laws are concerned their guns could be used in a suicide, making certain gun safety measures attractive.
Secondhand Smoke Sends Kids to the ER
Kids exposed to cigarette smoke at home are 24 times more likely to be hospitalized. It could be a good opportunity to offer smokers help.
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