September 2015 Archives

Understanding more about pedestrian accidents

Georgia residents might benefit from understanding more about the facts associated with pedestrian accidents, as described by the Federal Highway Administration. According to the FHWA, over 70 percent of all pedestrian fatalities occur at midblock locations. The higher fatality and injury rate realized midblock may be due to motorists traveling at higher speeds while traveling through these areas. Statistics indicate that over 80 percent of pedestrian deaths happen when the vehicle is traveling at least 40 miles per hour.

Study suggests ADHD and brain trauma may be linked

Georgia patients who have suffered a traumatic brain injury in the past may be interested to learn that there may be a link between brain injuries and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. The study, which recorded responses from just under 4,000 Ontario residents, was recently published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research.