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2014-10-20 23:08:36

Car accident attorney Stuart Fraser IV, a founding partner at the firm, says the findings of a nationwide study on pedestrian safety should serve as a call to action for drivers across Detroit. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Commenting on a recent Crain’s Detroit Business article revealing Detroit to be one of the most dangerous cities for pedestrians, Detroit personal injury attorney Stuart Fraser IV stressed today the importance of driver education and safe driving habits in...

2014-10-07 08:25:02

Liberty Mutual Insurance Releases Pedestrian Safety Index with Top 15 Safest U.S. Cities for Pedestrians BOSTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. pedestrian population is on the rise, increasing by 24 million people between 2005 and 2010 (Center for Disease Control and Prevention). With 4,302 pedestrian fatalities reported in 2010 (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), protecting the walking masses is an important issue. In an effort to raise awareness and identify best...

2014-10-06 23:08:00

In Celebration of International Walk to School Day on October 8, the California Podiatric Medical Association Weighs in on Childhood Obesity and Offers Healthy Walking Tips Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 “Physical activity can have an impact on cognitive skills and attitudes and academic behavior, all of which are important components of improved academic performance. These include enhanced concentration and attention as well as improved classroom behavior.” – Centers for...

2014-09-30 08:23:59

New Commercial Boardwalk System Built in Western Ohio ZANESVILLE, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and polymer composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, announced today that its STRUXURE® Commercial Boardwalk products were used by the Centerville-Washington Park District to recently complete a wetlands walkway project at Oak Creek South Park...

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2014-09-16 03:00:49

University of East Anglia Walking or cycling to work is better for people's mental health than driving to work, according to new research by health economists at the University of East Anglia and the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR). A report published September 15 reveals that people who stopped driving and started walking or cycling to work benefited from improved wellbeing. In particular, active commuters felt better able to concentrate and were less under strain than if...

2014-08-31 23:05:19

Ebook Available from Walking-Canes.Net on topics concerning Gait Abnormalities Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Walking-Canes.Net has released several articles related to problems with gait walking and how a mobility device can help in making gait problems easier. The new ebook is now available for free download from the website that contains all of the news articles that were created by a medical doctor for this site. The articles deal with diseases that make walking a problem...

2014-08-28 23:02:31

Office Manager Closing in on Possible 2014 World Record - 5,000 miles Walked Without Leaving His Desk Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Kirklyn Smith, an office manager for EzCOI.com, is closing in on what may be a new world’s record by walking 5,000 miles in a single year without ever leaving his desk.At TrekDesk we are constantly amazed by the thousands of individual stories of TrekDesk treadmill desk users across the country, but some just seem to stand out more than the others....

2014-08-27 12:23:05

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DMV.com - a one-stop resource for all DMV and motor vehicle information, has released a top ten list of things parents and motorists should keep in mind to ensure child safety during the back to school season. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139882 "Given the significant number of motorists and pedestrians heading back on the road, we thought it was the right time to remind drivers and parents of the extra precautions necessary...

2014-08-09 23:01:41

Recently, Dresswe.com, a famous company offering many kinds of beautiful shoes, has unveiled its new assortment of high heel sandals. (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 Recently, Dresswe.com, a famous company offering many kinds of beautiful shoes, has unveiled its new assortment of high heel sandals. In the meantime, the company has announced that all these new items are offered at discounted prices, up to 58 percent off. According to the CEO of the company, the special offer will come to an end on...

2014-07-31 23:22:47

Mobility and the use of Walking Cane. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Walking-Canes.Net has recently added new articles about the use of walking canes when a person has a disease that requires the use of a mobility aid on a daily basis. The articles are written by a medical doctor and have important information about using a mobility device when the gait of a person is being hindered by the disease. The new informational articles are included in the new Mobility Research Project...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.