The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) thinks a technology known as Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) could help eliminate some or all of the 10,265 drunk driving deaths on U.S. roadways each year.
The NTSB has released several new recommendations as part of a continuing emphasis on substance-impaired driving, which it calls, “the biggest killer on our roadways.” The recommendations focus on three areas: better alcohol testing, better drug testing and identifying the “place of last drink.”
Coordinated strategies that address alcohol availability, alcohol policy enforcement and drinking norms can help colleges and their communities protect students from the harms of high-risk drinking, according to a new study supported by the National Institutes of Health.
April marks Alcohol Awareness Month, a nationwide campaign intended to raise awareness of the health and social problems that excessive alcohol consumption can cause for individuals, their families, and their communities.
Long to-do lists and stress can affect health (and weight gain) during the holiday season -- but following some simple recommendations can help people maintain their well-being, according to Dr. Scott Bautch, past president of the American Chiropractic Association's Council on Occupational Health.