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- About 7,400 older adults died and more than 290,000 were treated in emergency departments in 2016 as a result of motor vehicle crash injuries.
- Changes in health that might come with age can reduce mobility and increase older adults’ risks for falls and motor vehicle crash injuries.
- Health professionals can encourage older adults to use CDC’s MyMobility Plan pdf icon[PDF-4.5MB] to take action now to stay safe and independent longer.
- About 2.5 million high school students reported in 2017 having had a sports- or physical activity-related concussion—a type of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).
- CDC provides an evidence-based guideline on the diagnosis and management of mTBIs among children.
- Healthcare providers can learn 5 key practice-changing strategies and earn free continuing education credits by taking an online training developed by CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
- As winter’s hold weakens, many Americans are preparing for spring break travel.
- If you’re planning to travel this spring, visit the CDC Travelers’ Health webpage for important health information about your destination.
- To stay healthy and safe when traveling, follow these steps to be proactive, prepared, and protected.
Did You Know? information and web links are current as of their publication date. They may become outdated over time.