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Crash Experts Find Car Seats Protect Overweight Kids

Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention studied nearly 1,000 1- to 8-year-old children involved in crashes and found no evidence of increased injury risk for overweight children. The results are published online in …

New Study Finds Hybrid Cars Offer More Crash Protection

Passengers in hybrid-powered cars are about 25 percent less likely to be injured in a crash than those in their conventional-powered counterparts, according to research released today. According to new research by the Highway Loss Data Institute, the additional weight …

US Rep. to Renew Bill Over Military Medical Suits

A congressman said Tuesday he’ll renew efforts to strip military hospitals of their protection against lawsuits over mistakes made in treating service members, now that the U. S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case that could have done …

Mexico Buys $400M of Disaster Insurance

Mexico Friday announced that it has bought more than $400 million worth of insurance to protect vulnerable areas from the impact of hurricanes and other natural disasters. Mexico purchased 4.8 billion pesos ($404 million) of insurance to “protect public infrastructure …