Mass Public Health Blog

Promoting public health & wellness in Massachusetts

Author Archives: Jeanne Hathaway

Posts by Author

When the Clocks Change: Preventing Drowsy Driving Among Teens

When the Clocks Change: Preventing Drowsy Driving Among Teens posted on Mar 4

This coming weekend we move the clocks forward an hour for daylight savings time – losing an hour of sleep in the process. As we prepare to make that adjustment, now’s a good opportunity to think about the importance of sleep in our daily lives –   …Continue Reading When the Clocks Change: Preventing Drowsy Driving Among Teens

The Data Confirms It: Seatbelts Really Do Save Lives posted on Dec 17

Did you know that there are over 100,000 motor vehicle crashes in Massachusetts every year and that people are injured in nearly 40,000 of these crashes? Motor vehicle crashes are everyday tragedies that can change lives in a matter of seconds. Wearing a seat belt   …Continue Reading The Data Confirms It: Seatbelts Really Do Save Lives