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Distracted Walking Quickly Becoming As Dangerous As Distracted Driving
2012-12-13 08:34:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Distracted behavior is a burgeoning problem in our society, largely due to mobile technology. While distracted driving is arguably the most dangerous when it comes to mobile use, another type of distraction is quickly becoming a safety concern. A new study, published online in the journal Injury Prevention, warns that distracted walking is quickly becoming just as much of a hazard as distracted driving. The researchers found...

2012-12-09 05:04:14

The Project for Natural Health Choices Inc. issues recommendations for a longer life, emphasizing the importance of the inclusion of simple physical activity. (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 West Palm Beach, FL: The Project for Natural Health Choices Inc. is recommending that individuals try doing simple physical activity for a longer life. This was proven by new research conducted at the U.S. National Cancer Institute and published Nov. 6 in the journal PLoS Medicine. The ground breaking study...

2012-12-03 05:02:43

Walking Sticks and Canes - New Arrivals from Around the World Lady Lake, FL (PRWEB) December 02, 2012 Walking-Canes.Net has just received from one of the world´s premier manufacturers of walking sticks a new line of distinctive walking sticks. They are imported from Italy and feature a very distinctive men´s style. The latest in fashion for men are featured here. Quality and style are combined to offer a fashionable distinctive walking stick. Take a look at the newest...

2012-10-03 23:02:16

Two million deaths every year are attributed to physical inactivity. JustWalkers´ Bryan Mercer discusses what you can do to stay active as you age. Ashton, MD (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 A recent report by the World Health Organization warned that “a sedentary lifestyle could very well be among the 10 leading causes of death and disability in the world.” They estimate that two million people die every year due to physical inactivity. Inactivity doubles the risk of...

2012-09-08 23:00:06

Walk for Fitness — QUENTIQ Public Challenge The 10th September 2012 QUENTIQ will launch a new public challenge for all walking enthusiasts called “Walk for Fitness“. The challenge will run until 10th October 2012. This public challenge is open to all existing http://www.QUENTIQ.com users as well as for all new users. The ranking will be done based on the most walked distance. Worldwide (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 Walk for Fitness — Public Challenge The 10th September...

Word of the Day
  • 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.