HealthDay News: Injuries
Could In-Car Breathalyzers Slash Rate of Booze-Linked Crashes?
In-car breathalyzers automatically prevent ignition when they detect blood-alcohol levels that exceed legal limits. Now, new research suggests that if the devices were installed in every new U.S. car, deaths linked to drunk driving would plummet by 85 percent over a 15-year period.
Falls on the Rise Among U.S. Seniors
For American seniors,
a fall can have disabling or even fatal consequences. And a new
study finds that the rate of older people who suffer a fall is
actually on the rise.