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More Than Sun Block Required to Protect Kids While Mowing Lawns

National Medical Societies' Safety Tips Prevent Lawn Mower Injuries June is National Safety Month CHICAGO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Protecting children during summer activities conjures up thoughts of bike helmets, knee pads, and sun block. However, during the summer months...

Lawn Mowing Injuries On The Rise

There has been a nationwide increase in the incidence of lawn mowing injuries, reveals a new study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School // of Public Health. As many as 80, 000 Americans seek treatment for injuries from lawn mowing which is regarded to be a weekly ritual fo...

Nationwide Increase In Lawn Mowing Injuries

There has been a nationwide increase in the incidence of injuries as a consequence of lawn mowing //. Surprisingly, a study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reveals that as many as 80, 000 Americans seek treatment for injuries from lawn mowing which is...

Don't Get Lazy About Lawn-Mower Safety

... SATURDAY, June 20 (HealthDay News) -- mowing the lawn is such a common summertime activity that...ris, such as toys and stones, from the lawn before mowing in order to prevent injuries from flying objects. ...oving forward when you release the handle. Avoid mowing in reverse. If it is necessary to pull the mower b...

Air Force to Install Fieldturf at Falcon Field

...t/athletes in the country. Another big plus will be the low maintenance of getting our field ready for practice and games compared to all the raking, mowing and tamping that used to go on." "We are most certainly thrilled that the Air Force Academy has selected FieldTurf for installation a...

When lawn mowers attack

...fortunately, see them as toys," said ASPS President John Canady, MD. "Lawn mowing can be dangerous to the operator as well as those nearby if proper safety p...ould never be passengers on ride-on mowers. Always wear sturdy shoes while mowing not sandals. Young children should be at a safe distance from the area y...

When Lawn Mowers Attack: National Medical Societies Offer Tips to Prevent Injuries; Children Often Victims

...fortunately, see them as toys," said ASPS President John Canady, MD. "Lawn mowing can be dangerous to the operator as well as those nearby if proper safety p...ver be passengers on ride-on mowers. Always wear sturdy shoes while mowing - not sandals. Young children should be at a safe distance from th...

Ladders, Swings and More Can Cause Peril

...t of these types of injuries. It suggests that people: Remove debris form walkways, driveways, porches and yards. Remove debris from lawns before mowing or gardening. Store outdoor equipment and tools properly. Make sure that ladders are stable and secure before using them. Do not use broken equi...

Avoid Spring Cleaning Spills

...00 ladder injuries ( http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00129 ), nearly 119,000 garden tool-related injuries and approximately 226,000 lawn mowing ( http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00203 ) injuries were treated in hospital emergency rooms, doctors' offices and clinics in 2007, accordi...

Work May Not Be Best for Young Kids

... Study suggests jobs such as baby-sitting, lawn mowing could spell trouble WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests it's possible that too much work might turn a youngster in...
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Keeping golf courses green when fresh water is limited

... were sent to all participating golf course superintendents requesting information on irrigation amounts and times, fertilizer uses, and fairway/green mowing heights. In the spring of each year, 25 soil samples taken from fairways and greens were analyzed for "gravimetric water content" and "saturation extr...

Study critiques corn-for-ethanol's carbon footprint

...found that conventional corn farming can remove 30 to 50 percent of the carbon stored in the soil. In contrast, cellulosic ethanol production entails mowing plants as they grow -- often on land that is already in conservation reserve. That, their analysis found, can ultimately increase soil carbon levels b...

Carnegie Mellon developing automated systems to enable precision farming of apples, oranges

...nister precise amounts of water or agricultural chemicals to specific areas or trees. The vehicles also will be used to automate routine tasks such as mowing between tree rows. The projects were funded this fall through the USDA's new Specialty Crop Research Initiative. The Comprehensive Automation for S...

Purdue researchers propose way to incorporate deforestation into climate change treaty

... reduction or decline in deforestation will only delay complete forest destruction." Gurney applied the idea of deceleration to the common chore of mowing a lawn. "You could slow down the lawn mower, but it would still eventually cut down all of the grass," he said. "You have to continue to slow down ...

Dinosaur from Sahara ate like a 'mesozoic cow'

...needle-shaped teeth, said Sereno. Barely able to lift its head above its back, Nigersaurus operated more like a Mesozoic cow than a reptilian giraffe, mowing down mouthfuls of greenery that consisted largely of ferns and horsetails. Details of the dinosaurs anatomy and lifestyle will be published Nov. 21...

LSU professor studies army-ant-following birds

...swarm by perching above it and preying on insects and other small animals trying to escape. Its reminiscent of the mockingbird that follows me when Im mowing the grass, picking off the insects that had been hiding there. Now, nearly 20 years after that first trip to Peru, Brumfield has again teamed up wit...

Nitrogen -- the silent species eliminator

...e are hoping for a clear signal that you can maintain species richness [under nitrogen deposition] by biomass stripping, says Gowing. That means extra mowing and grazing. If we find one, we can offer a management strategy for nature conservation. ...

New hope for horse lovers as effective control for killer ragwort is proposed

...It is estimated that over 6,500 horses are killed each year from Ragwort poisoning. While current methods for controlling Ragwort, such as pulling, mowing and cutting, can be effective in the short term, they may actually promote future growth. Chemical herbicides can also be effective, but their lack o...
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BodyMedia, Inc. Launches GowearFit, the First Direct-to-Consumer Lifestyle and Calorie Management System

...multi-sensor technology "reads" your body and its unique characteristics. So now, from gym exercise to preparing dinner, spinning class to mowing the lawn, Gowear® fit helps users measure, adopt and maintain positive lifestyle changes. It is easy to use and keeps users motivated. The Go...

LPGA Pro, Jill McGill, Encourages Indoor and Outdoor Allergy Sufferers to Challenge Their Course

... Minimize early morning activities when pollen is usually emitted -- Avoid mowing your lawn or being around freshly cut grass; mowing stirs up pollens and mold -- If you have a pet, keep them out of your ...

Multimedia Sunglasses Developed in Wisconsin

...th just that. The Eyetop Centras are multimedia sunglasses with a built-in 16-bit color LCD screen and integrated earplugs that make watching TV while mowing the lawn or riding the subway reality. The glasses incorporate a miniaturized screen in the lower center of one lens which allows users to watch vi...

DNASTAR catches second wave of sequencing

...computers that could run it, the company had to build the computers and sell the software and computer in a bundle, but that didn't stop Blattner from mowing a different landscape. Little by little, the personal computer would begin to proliferate in research labs and businesses, and he would be joined by o...
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