It's been eight months since a Saudi Arabian doctor described a previously unknown virus related to SARS. And for most of that time only germ geeks paid much attention.
But in the past few days the new virus — which some would like to call MERS-CoV, for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus — has been making up for lost time.
Originally published on Mon May 13, 2013 9:21 am
Almost half of teenagers cop to texting while driving. And those texting teens are more likely to make other risky moves while in the car, too.
That includes not wearing seat belts, drinking and driving, and riding with a driver who's been drinking, a study just published in the journal Pediatrics finds.
Car crashes have long been the leading cause of death for teenagers, even before texting entered the scene.
Coloradans are four times more likely to die of suicide by gun than homicide by gun.