Utah will become the first state to make it illegal to drive with a blood alcohol level of .05 or higher, rather than the .08 standard that every other state.
Why don’t doctors talk to patients about guns? Lack of time, being unsure what to say and believing patients won’t heed their advice.
Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury. Seattle & King County’s fall prevention team works with seniors to make sure their homes are safe.
“If you’re too hammered to get behind the wheel, you may be too hammered to walk home in the dark.”
There has been debate about how to prevent people with mental illness from acquiring guns. But what seniors with declining mental faculties who have guns?
Public Health – Seattle & King County is joining with leading medical associations to form a new collaboration with a renewed commitment to decrease firearm-related injury and deaths.