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Japan Unveils Prototype Of Faster Floating Train
2012-11-26 13:25:34

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The island nation of Japan features a vast network of high-speed rail lines to connect its cities together. The country´s famous bullet train system, which was developed in the early 1960s and is still regarded around the world as one of the best high-speed mass transit systems in the world, could soon see competition from even faster trains. Last week the Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) unveiled a prototype of...

A Third Of Children Are Incorrectly Restrained In Cars
2012-10-09 18:54:22

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The vulnerability of childhood, through the mazes of discovery and social interaction, has another startling factor to contend with.  In a new study published by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, it has been determined that car accidents are the main cause of serious injury and death among children in that country. The study showed that 37 percent of all children under the age of 16 use safety restraints incorrectly....

Child Car Seat Safety Guidelines Not Being Followed
2012-08-08 10:16:47

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Buckle your seatbelt! This has been the advice touted most often by safety experts, as over 140,000 children are rushed to the emergency room each year due to car accidents. Researchers from the University of Michigan report they have found that few parents and kids follow the safety recommendations for using restraints in car; there are also differences on seatbelt use depending on racial and ethnic background. The findings,...

2012-08-07 23:20:42

Racial and ethnic differences also reported in American Journal of Preventive Medicine Despite the fact that car crashes are the leading cause of death for children older than three years in the U.S. and send more than 140,000 children to the emergency room each year, new research has found that low proportions of U.S. children are using age-appropriate safety restraints and many are placed at risk by riding in the front seat. The research is published in the September issue of the...

2012-07-20 23:02:21

Aloha Air Conditioning, Inc., a local air conditioning and repair company based in South Florida, found an effective way to join the breast cancer movement through their "pink truck." The local company aims to promote Susan G. Komen For The Cure Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, a non-partisan organization joined by over 2.5 million breast cancer survivors and the people who care for them. Davie, Florida (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Aloha Air Conditioning, Inc., a local air conditioning and repair company...


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