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2013-08-20 23:17:44

Recent government research indicates there has been a significant increase in the number of deaths of pedestrians walking while under the influence of alcohol. “Distracted walking” accounted for over 4,400 deaths in 2011, and the numbers continue to increase and raise concern in the legal community over safe pedestrian practices. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Transportation (NHTSA), there were a total of 4,432 deaths and...

2013-08-16 23:19:48

Walking-Canes.Net has received the fall and winter collection of walking sticks and staffs. Lady Lake, Florida (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 The term “walking stick” is a general term which is now used interchangeably between any type of hiking stick or walking cane. It can be made of one, two, or three pieces. Both forms of the name are used at Walking-Canes.Net. The new fall and winter collection of walking sticks and staffs has arrived. The handle on a walking stick may be a good...

2013-08-15 23:26:50

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced last week that their new website “Everyone is a Pedestrian” has been launched. The Oregon personal injury lawyers at Shulman DuBois LLC believe this site is a good first step in helping keep pedestrians safe on the roads, and want to share some tips to prevent fatal accidents. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 The Portland wrongful death attorneys at Shulman DuBois have experience with fatal traffic accidents, and...

2013-08-08 23:25:47

Outlining new styles that have been reduced in price. (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Walkingonacloud.com’s semiannual sale is almost over. Save up to 50 percent off on select styles. The leading online retailer has marked down hundreds of additional sandals. Sandals from some of the most reputable brands in the shoe industry are in stock and ready to be shipped. Enjoying the last days of summer will never feel more comfortable. For Women who love to slide into their sandals, the Rieker...

2013-08-06 13:12:39

People who walk to work are around 40 per cent less likely to have diabetes as those who drive, according to a new study. Researchers at Imperial College London and University College London examined how various health indicators related to how people get to work, using data from a survey of 20,000 people across the UK. They found that cycling, walking, and using public transport were all associated with lower risk of being overweight than driving or taking a taxi. People who walk to...

2013-08-05 23:19:45

Michelle Champlin, Founder & CEO of Dubai Podiatry Centre, the UAE's leading foot, ankle, leg and hip clinic, explores the pros and cons of barefoot running which has seen a huge surge in popularity in recent years. Is it all good and can anyone run 'barefoot'? Dubai, UAE (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 What is barefoot running? The rationale for barefoot running is to run in a more 'natural' way with your forefoot striking the ground first. Barefoot aficionados claim that...

2013-07-12 23:29:56

Treadmill desks keep employees healthy but what about productivity? A new study published in the journal Obesity proves what TrekDesk Treadmill Desk has been promoting for the past five years. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 TrekDesk and treadmill desks in general have generated quite a bit of controversy over the past few years. Speculative objections from critics have decreased significantly as a steady flow of new studies continually illustrate the health benefits of walking while...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'