Latest Injury prevention Stories

2011-07-25 12:35:00

According to new research, children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at increased risk of being hit by a car when crossing the street.

2011-06-23 10:45:00

Plan Ties Prevention and Evidence-Based Programs to a Healthy Lifestyle WASHINGTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the NCOA-led Falls Free© Coalition applaud the release of the National Prevention and Health Promotion Strategy and its emphasis on using proven programs to help "increase the number of Americans who are healthy at every stage of life." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100615/NCOALOGO) The National Prevention...

2011-05-24 12:00:00

Programs and policies to promote safer streets and walking threatened as Congress debates renewal of federal transportation bill WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 47,700 pedestrians were killed in the U.S.

2011-05-17 12:14:44

Young adults who take risks when driving are more likely to experience psychological distress, including mental health problems such as anxiety and depression.

2011-05-13 07:53:11

Motor vehicle crash-related deaths in the United States resulted in an estimated $41 billion in medical and work loss costs in a year.

2011-04-29 22:52:52

Patricia Schnitzer, associate professor in the MU Sinclair School of Nursing, says that most unintentional child injury deaths of young children result from inadequate supervision or failure to protect children from harm.

2011-04-04 13:15:00

Partners Promote Healthier and Safer Lives by Taking Steps to Prevent Injuries Before They Happen WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Falls Free© Coalition, led by the National Council on Aging (NCOA), has been named as a national partner of National Public Health Week, April 4-10, 2011.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.