Although rates have declined in recent years, motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) remain a leading cause of injury death in the United States (1). In 2009, a total of 34,485 MVC deaths were reported among U.S. residents, and 22% of those who died were aged 15–24 years. MVCs were the leading cause of death for that
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / National Center for Injury Prevention and Control: Special Supplement Identifying Issues, Evidence and Public Health Implications of Protective Factors for Youth Violence Perpetration Homicide continues to be the second leading cause of death for youth ages 15-24, and the leading cause of death for African American
After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states can effectively opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion without any effect on current funding, state officials now must decide whether to comply. American Health Line has compiled available information on where the states stand….
In the last ten years, a new understanding of pediatric brain injury and recovery has emerged. Professionals now understand that recovery may be a lifelong process for the child’s entire circle of family, friends, and healthcare providers….
Smokers and pro football players have something in common: They engage in risky behavior that can be potentially harmful to their health over time.
Pop Warner becomes the first youth football organization to officially limit contact during practices….