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Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task

Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task

Study suggests despite getting licenses, adolescents lacked key skills to stay safe

Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task

Study suggests despite getting licenses, adolescents lacked key skills to stay safe

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Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task

Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task

Study suggests despite getting licenses, adolescents lacked key skills to stay safe

Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears

Expert advises families to sit at least 500 feet from launch area

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Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears

Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears

Expert advises families to sit at least 500 feet from launch area

Plane Passengers' Near-Death Experience Gives Clues to Trauma's Effect on Brain

Interviews, brain scans of people who thought they might die in crash show impact lasts for years

Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds

But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC

Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Some Promise in Study

Lung function benefit was slight, but even keeping lungs stable would be improvement, experts say

Mass Killings, School Shootings in U.S. May Be 'Contagious'

These events appear to inspire similar tragedies afterward, study suggests

Behind Many High-Achieving Children...

Is a parent who nurtured their development, study suggests

Migraine's Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic

Study suggests non-genetic factors may be what increases risk

Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care

Researchers report treatment recommendations got kids evaluated faster in ER

Drug Offers Hope Against Disease Where Sunlight Causes Pain

Implanted pellet allows people with rare genetic condition to venture into daylight

Could Blue Eyes Raise Odds for Alcoholism?

Study finds genes that determine eye color line up along ones tied to alcohol abuse

Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes

If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.

Naps May Boost Worker Productivity

Hour of rest during the day seemed to ease impulsiveness and frustration, researchers report

How to Avoid July Fourth Allergy Flare-Ups

Smoke, stings, mold are common summer allergens that can trigger asthma, allergy attacks, experts say

Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug

Two-thirds who took Saxenda lost 5 percent of body weight, study shows

Menopausal Women at Lower Heart Risk Than Men of Similar Age

Study found little difference between menopause types, but black women had less advantage than white

Do Cholesterol Drugs Affect Aggression?

Study finds it's possible, but more research is suggested

Are Too Many Young Americans Getting Antipsychotics for ADHD?

Study shows rise in prescriptions for the powerful medications, even though they're not OK'd for this use