Flow restrictors can help prevent children from taking too much acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, which can cause liver damage if taken in high doses.
Hardwire Armor Systems outfitted Delaware’s Colonial School District this year with bulletproof whiteboards capable of absorbing ammunition from handguns, shotguns, or assault rifles. No psychiatric evaluations of the technology and the effect it could have on children were conducted.
The ride-sharing service published a report with Mothers Against Drunk Driving connecting the rise of Uber to a drop in drunk driving accidents. But the connection isn’t so clear.
Nearly a third of all airplane deaths are preventable, but in the decisive moment most of us will freeze up.
The private security industry is exploding, but regulations and training aren’t keeping up.
A new study suggests the media's attitude toward the sport's players could play a major role in its tough-guy ethos.
The female condom has won praise for empowering women, but ever since it came onto the market, the device has found a small fan base among an unexpected population: gay men.
Surveys suggest most doctors and nurses understand the significant safety issues associated with the use of cell phones and laptops during surgery. But that’s not stopping them from pulling out the distracting devices.
A reporter returns to his hometown and confronts the new reality of legalized marijuana.
Once derided as being like a plastic bag with the erotic appeal of a jellyfish, the female condom is undergoing a transformation.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration will systematically track who subcontractors were working for when accidents occur on cell tower sites.
Increased vigilance isn't necessarily the best way to prevent child-safety issues and injuries.
Should you be required to wear a helmet when riding a bike? What if they actually make you more likely to be injured?
As Medicare considers banning doctors who pose a “threat to the health or safety” of patients, it plans to consider an array of factors.
Safety valves that cost pennies per bottle could save thousands of kids from being rushed to emergency rooms each year. A doctor has campaigned to have the devices added to all liquid medicines, but so far he’s had limited success.
A year after the Newtown school massacre, architects assure us that safe schools don't have to look and feel like bunkers. But they also note that facilities can only go so far in providing security in a violent world.
The Authorization for Use of Military Force was passed by Congress after 9/11 to give the president authority to hunt and fight those responsible. But al Qaeda is a completely different kind of organization now, according to this former CIA operative who spearheaded the Zarqawi Operations team from 2004-2006 as a targeting officer, and we need to rethink the tools we've created.