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Cities Safer Than Rural Areas
2013-07-23 10:45:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite having higher average homicide rates, cities tend to be safer than rural areas, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Minnesota. The researchers came to their somewhat counter-intuitive conclusion by looking at county-level data for all injury deaths across the US from 1999 to 2006, excluding the September 11 terrorist attacks. "Cars, guns and drugs are the unholy trinity...

2013-04-10 23:18:07

April is Youth Sports Safety Month. Fox Valley Orthopedics' (FVO) Dr. James Sostak offers some basic tips for kids, parents, coaches, and educators in an effort to help Chicago area kids avoid sports injuries. Geneva, IL (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 In recognition of National Youth Sports Injury month, Fox Valley Orthopedics' (FVO) Dr. James P. Sostak - a sports medicine surgeon at FVO - provides prevention tips for the parents, coaches, and educators, so they can help Chicago area kids avoid...

Dance-Related Injuries On The Rise In Children
2013-02-12 07:57:16

[ Watch the Video: Increase in Dance-Related Injuries in Children ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you have ever been to the ballet or a dance recital, you know dance is a beautiful form of expression. However, it is very physically taxing and strenuous on the body, especially for children and teens. A group of researchers from the Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital studied dance-related...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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