Improper Use of Booster Seats Puts Many Kids at Risk
Study finds most booster seats
are installed incorrectly or misused
FRIDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- About two-thirds of children's booster car seats
may be improperly installed or are being misused, a new analysis shows.
Researchers evaluated 564 children using booster seats
Riley Hospital-IU study finds booster car seats not being used appropriately
INDIANAPOLIS While child booster car seat use has increased across the United States, many seats
are improperly installed, leading to increase risk of serious injury for their little passengers.
Researchers from the Automotive Safety Program at Riley Hospital for Children and Indiana Universit...
Motorcycle Seats NOT The Cause of Impotence or Erectile Dysfunction for Bikers
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- "A 2005 Japan impotence study uses soft words about hard seats
suggesting motorbike 'vibration may cause ED' and 'more studies are needed to determine the cause,' " says patent-granted author Randall Dale Chipkar. "Based upon limited information one ca...
Car Seats Save Young Lives
Chances of dying in a crash drop by three-fourths for infants, study finds,,
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Placing infants and small children in age-appropriate car safety seats
significantly reduces the odds that they will die if they are in a motor vehicle accident, new rese...
Using the safety belt in the rear seats of the car reduces death risk by almost a half
This release is also available in Spanish . The Spanish Government's General Traffic Directorate (DGT) has been insisting for many years on that using the safety belt on the road can save lives. However, most of the drivers associate this warning with the use of such device in the front seat...
Motorcycle Cancer Risk: Motorcycle Cop Cancer Concern from ELF EMFs Penetrating Motorcycle Seats
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A book entitled Motorcycle Cancer? is sending a shock wave through the motorcycle industry worldwide. "Motorcycle seat extremely low frequency electromagnetic field (ELF EMF) radiation raises cancer risk," says patent-granted Canadian author Randall ...
Punjab University Reserves Seats for AIDS and Cancer Students
The Punjab University has reserved seats
for students suffering from AIDS and cancer in various courses in its colleges .
The University has reserved one seat for each of the fifty-six courses that it offers for people affected by AIDS or suffering from cancer.
However, the universit...
Counseling For Medical And Dental Seats Allotment Through Videoconferencing
Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss inaugurated today a videoconference system for counseling of seat allotment for medical and dental courses. This is the first time that the counseling is being done through videoconference connecting Delhi, Puducherry and Kolkata. ...
Infant Car Seats Fail Crash Tests
Consumer Reports conducted a study which found that most infant car seats
"failed disastrously" the crash tests even at low speeds such as 35 mph. //The seats
come off their bases or get warped in place or sometimes even get thrown away.
Only two brands of infant car seats
were recommended an...
Number Of Seats Increased In Theni Medical College
The Theni Medical College in Tamil Nadu has been allotted 100 seats, taking the number of medical seats
in State-run medical colleges to 1600. // Health Minister K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran announced that the government would continue to look for increasing seats
in these colleges. "We will continue to...
Kerala To Have More Medical Seats
The Health Minister P. K. Sreemathy has announced in Thiruvananthapuram that the Medical Council of India will be shortly sanctioning 50 MBBS seats
//each for medical collages in Alappuzha, Kottayam and Thrissur.
Ms. Sreemathy stated on Thursday, while replying to questions in the Assembly th...
V P Singh Proposes Doubling Of Medical Seats
Former Prime Minister V.P. Singh has suggested that doubling the number of medical seats
is a possible solution to the quota row//.
"The health minister told me this is possible," said Singh, the architect of the Mandal quota system in 1990. "The long term solution can be provided by implemen...
Another Twist to the Tale of Reservation of Medical Seats
The tale of the controversial reservation of postgraduate medical seats
to in-service candidates has developed another twist//. On Tuesday the Government announced that these candidates would have to serve the government for a minimum specified period upon completion of the PG degree failing which ...
James Cook University urges more medical seats
Mr. Bernard Moulden, Vice Chancellor of James Cook University's (JCU) has urged the Health Minister Tony Abbott to increase the medical seats
in the University which will help to produce more doctors to serve the country on the occasion of its graduation day.// James Cook University is Australia's ...
Berkline Massage Chairs for Sale at TheaterSeatStore
...ith a program timer for easy self therapy. The armrests and footrest are adjustable for a user's ultimate comfort regardless of the user's height. The seats
are easy to operate using a simple remote control. Massage sessions can be pre-programmed. The number of pre-programmed sessions and level of massag...
Ozen Engineering Inc. donates human body-modeling software to Clemson
...n home and office chairs, wheelchairs and car seating to improve comfort and ergonomic quality.
"Currently the development of new, more-comfortable seats
is based almost entirely on legacy knowledge and extensive, time-consuming and costly prototyping and experimental/field testing," said Grujicic. "Thi...
Making the difficult task of transporting a child with special needs safer
...s in their vehicles found that 82 percent had secured their children in car seats
appropriate for their size, weight and condition, although the majority had... vehicle's front seat rather than rear seat and utilization of front facing seats
when weight and height dictated that the child should have faced to the rea...
Harmful Bacteria May Hide on Soft Surfaces in Your Home
...rly sanitize and remove bacterial odors on these surfaces. Now families can use LYSOL(R) to kill bacteria and odors on everything from couches to car seats
-- as well as the hard surfaces where they already use LYSOL(R) to kill harmful cold and flu viruses, such as toilets, sinks, doorknobs, counter tops,...
Implanted defibrillators: New recommendations for drivers with ICDs
...d other small vehicles with or without a trailer.
Group 2: drivers of vehicles over 3.5 metric tonnes or passenger carrying vehicles exceeding eight seats
excluding the driver.
Since the introduction of the ICD in the early 1980s, multiple trials have demonstrated the efficacy of ICDs for the preven...
$22 Million Initiative Aims to Reverse New Jersey's Nurse Faculty Shortage, Avert Health Care Crisis
...; and develop creative strategies to increase nurse education capacity.
Third, to help students interested in pursuing nursing find programs with seats
available, in 2010 the "New Jersey Nursing Initiative" will begin developing and piloting a centralized online application service that will allow pro...
InfoGroup Founder and Board Member Criticizes Adoption of Poison Pill
...ly demanded. The Board simply wanted to control my votes (approximately 39% of the Company's voting stock) to assure that they could keep their board seats
rather than give the stockholders, to whom they should owe their allegiance, a meaningful say in the election of directors," Mr. Gupta stated.
10,000 Bay Area Children Safely Home
Prior to hospital fitting, '90% of car seats
are not installed properly'
STANFORD, Calif.,... "especially when you consider that 90% of all car seats
are not installed properly prior to fitting."
...ve this free service," said Ben. "They realize car seats
may look simple, but they're not." Ben and Sal sho...
Judge Rejects Quigley's Claims - Karkus Director Candidates Prevail in Federal Court
...on R&D while losing over $2 million.
Wouldn't the enormous amount of money spent in litigation trying to prevent us from seeking Board seats
have been better spent on R&D?
With the incumbent board, will excessive compensation to management and their family members continue? ...
Pink Hygiene Issue Toilet Sneeze Warning for Workplaces
... Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) May 13, 2009 -- Did you know that flushing toilets 'sneeze' dirty water and virtually invisible faecal matter over toilets seats
and washroom surfaces, potentially spreading bacteria such as E coli and risking the health and safety of your workforce?
Pink Hygiene Soluti...
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race at Dover International Speedway Named the "Autism Speaks 400, presented by Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips & Cheese"
...ition souvenir event pin. The pin retails for $7 and will be available at track souvenir stands throughout the May 29-31, 2009 race weekend.
still remain for the May 29-31, 2009 race weekend at Dover International Speedway. To purchase tickets, or for more information, call 800-441-RACE or ...
RIEMSER Announces Upcoming Scottsdale Bone Grafting Workshop
... person and the deadline to register is Friday, May 29th. Attendees will earn 5 continuing education credits through the Academy of General Dentistry. seats
are limited. To register, visit www.RIEMSERdental.com or call 888-237-2767.
RIEMSER Inc., with U.S. headquarters in Resear...
Firelands Chapter of the American Red Cross to Auction First Rides on Magnum's 20th Anniversary
.../resort to hold an auction for thrill-seekers who want to be among the first riders of Magnum's historic 2009 season.
The Red Cross is auctioning seats
on Magnum to the 36 highest bidders, with bids starting at $75. All riders must be 48 inches or taller to participate. A winning bid will include a ...
Safely transporting a preterm or low birth weight infant
...transport and also advises parents that car safety seats
should only be used for travel.
Developed join...wborn, the report offers guidance about car safety seats
to pediatricians and other caregivers who counsel ...pital discharge.
While rear-facing car safety seats
are the transport method of choice for infants who...
Connecting the Dots: For the First Time a Safety Report Links Research on a Child's Development and the Risk of Unintentional Injury With Age-Appropriate Safety Recommendations
... that steam can cause burns. Children at this age are at a higher risk of cooking-related scald injuries than adults.
Keep children in booster seats
with the vehicle lap and shoulder safety belts until the seat belt fits correctly.
Did you know that early adolescents...?
Energy Partners, LTD Shareholders At Risk
..., if adopted, would virtually wipe out the value of the shareholders' stock. He noted that Carlson Capital, a large bond holder, holds three of the 7 seats
on the board and points out this is a conflict of interest. He also asked if any severance payments were made to Richard Bachmann, former CEO, and Jo...
EMU Receives $634,000 Grant From State to Help Stem Nursing Shortage
The goal of the MNC is to rapidly produce nursing educators so schools can admit more nursing students. The result will be the expansion of nursing seats
and clinical education slots in Michigan.
In 2007, Michigan nursing programs were unable to admit more than 4,000 qualified applicants because o...
Wayne County Community College District Presents Second Annual Child Car Seat Check Program
...dren for vehicle travel
Proper use of booster seats
and car restraints is crucial for protecting child...hildren's Hospital also will offer replacement car seats
for parents and caregivers of children for a minimal fee.
Backless booster seats
can be bought for $8, high back booster...
DaVita Training Programs Ranked #1 in U.S. Among National Health Care Service Providers
...e provider for its employee training programs, as announced by Training Magazine's Top 125, last week. The company was ranked #58 overall, nearly 20 seats
above its previous ranking in 2008. This is the fifth straight year Training Magazine has honored DaVita(R) as one of the Top 125 ranked companies...
Lumension Unveils Security Stimulus Package to Help Organizations Boost Their Security Posture
...hat they do not currently have. To qualify, users must have between 10-100 seats
or nodes and must use the promo code "Secure".
About Lumensio.... To qualify for this promotion, the customer must have between 10 and 100 seats
or nodes, as calculated by Lumension. To qualify, the customer must use th...
Providence Service Corporation Comments on Section 220 Demands Received From Avalon Correctional Services, Inc.
...e and its Board members into acquiescing to the various other "demands" Avalon has recently made of Providence, including a request for multiple Board seats
and a request that we engage in a transaction with Avalon that would have us, in effect, directly transfer a significant and unjustifiable amount of s...
United Healthcare Workers Re-Elect All Statewide Officers
...on were 54 healthcare workers on UHW's Executive Board, who each represent regional constituencies of around 1,500 members. Elections for 16 contested seats
on the Executive Board will be held Feb. 26.
"UHW members support our local leaders because they're accountable to us," said Joe Ruocco, a senior...
Nationwide Cell Phone Ban for Drivers Urged
...enforcing bans in all states is a challenge, but the NSC has successfully overcome challenges in the past, such as seat belt enforcement, child safety seats
and teenage driving laws, she said.
"We have found ways to enforce those laws, and this is no different," Froetscher concluded.
According to the...
Overweight children at increased risk of arm and leg injuries following motor vehicle crash
...D, an assistant professor with the Bloomberg School's Center for Injury Research and Policy. "Previous research has shown that poor-fitting car safety seats
can put overweight children at greater risk for injury. We found that being overweight negatively impacts older kids involved in motor vehicle acciden...
Ph.D. student Sue Lynn Lau dances her way to Chicago
... on the papers. In February 2009, the winning scientists will be guests of honor at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Chicago, where they will have front-row seats
to the world debut of This Is Science, a professional dance interpretation of their published research.
Venable's 'Election Watch Group' Assesses Presidential Election's Impact on Multiple Industries
...n is whether the Democrats,
who are poised to pick up an historic number of seats
in Congress, will
secure a majority that can consistently deliver the 60 votes needed to
defeat a filibuster in the Senate. "If the Democrats hold 60 seats
Senate, it will be a good news/bad news proposition," he said. "The ...