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2013-01-11 05:02:57

Car seats are the best possible way to protect a child when traveling in a car. Installing and using a car seat properly saves the lives of children, and yet there are still many car seat being used improperly across Canada. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 A properly used car seat that is the right type for your child can reduce that child´s risk of injury or death in an accident greatly. Icandrive.ca reminds parents that a car seat must be installed and used properly in...

2013-01-11 05:00:26

Gary Iscoe has worked with the victims of thousands of car accidents. When a child is in the car, their safety often comes down to one factor: what kind of child seat they were in. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 Many parents' biggest fear is a car accident. While a collision on the road always poses the risk of serious injury, the threat becomes more frightening with a child on board. But many parents aren't aware of the roll that their child's car seat plays in safety, a fact that...

Data Privacy For Children
2012-12-19 21:20:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online No one is happy when their privacy is compromised, but children have very little understanding of the dangers that can be associated with it. This week, the FTC is looking at ways to ensure new rules can keep up with ever-changing technology. This week the Federal Trade Commission adopted final amendments to the Children´s Online Privacy Protection Rule which will strengthen child privacy protections while also giving...

Online Privacy For Kids Should Be Better Protected
2012-12-07 06:08:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An overwhelming majority of Americans support regulations requiring websites to gain parental consent before collecting personal information from children under the age of 13, according to a new survey by the non-profit groups Center for Digital Democracy and Common Sense Media. The survey, released on Thursday, comes ahead of a vote by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on whether to strengthen enforcement of the Children's...

Booster Seat Laws Limit Injury And Death
2012-11-06 13:02:45

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Buckle up—that´s the recommendation safety experts give to passengers in an automobile. However, even though buckles can provide safety, they may be harmful for some children who may need booster seats along with seat belts. In particular, scientists from Boston Children´s Hospital recently conducted research on booster seat laws and found that a standardized booster seat law could be imperative in helping save more...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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