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Does Age Have an Effect on Distracted Driving?

While older drivers are not responsible for the majority of motor vehicle accidents that occur, aging is considered a significant risk factor for accidents resulting in serious injuries and fatalities per distance traveled and per number of drivers. It is predicted that there will be a drastic increase in the number of older people in […]

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Tipsy Drivers Take Lives

In 2015, 10,265 people were killed in alcohol-fueled accidents claiming 300 more lives than it did in 2014 On average, 28 people per day are killed and hundreds of thousands more suffer serious injuries in alcohol-related accidents. In 2014, more than 345,000 motorists and pedestrians experienced injuries caused by a drunk driver. Nationwide, alcohol-related crashes […]

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Illinois Proposes Legislation Regarding Wrong-Way Drivers

Proposed Illinois legislation will allow courts to impose harsher penalties for wrong-way drivers who cause accidents. A car accident attorney Chicago often sees serious injuries and fatalities caused by wrong-way drivers on busy Chicago expressways. (Article continues below Infographic) ______ Wrong-Way Drivers Chicago experiences a large number of accidents and injuries caused by wrong-way drivers, […]

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Bicycle, Pedestrian And Car Accidents: By The Numbers

Cities are filled to the brim with cars which amounts to smog-filled air and crash prone streets. To reduce these trends, the new buzzwords in urban development and planning are “walk-able” and “bike-able” communities. Unfortunately as walking and biking is encouraged, so do instances of fatal pedestrian and bike accidents. According to the National Highway […]

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Pancreatic Cancer Is The Most Misdiagnosed Disease

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most misdiagnosed or undetected diseases. According to a study from the University of Utah, doctors frequently mistake it for gall bladder disease, acid reflux and peptic ulcer disease. These misdiagnoses result in longer treatment periods and higher rates of late-stage cancer for the affected patients. This study seems to […]

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Cell Phone Tower Workers Face Danger of Construction Falls

The Dangers of Being a Cell-Tower Worker Tower workers scale up and down cellular towers that can be hundreds of feet tall. These handfuls of brave workers are critical to ensuring that the cellular network doesn’t collapse into a mess of useless metal structures. These towers are built weather the elements however nothing as sensitive […]

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The Latest Research on Sports-Related Injuries

The Latest Research on Sports-Related Injuries in Youth Sports The latest research on sports-related injuries has shown many new developments. First, the CDC found that ER visits in the U.S. have risen by about 60 percent in the past 10 years. About 170,000 youth sports-related brain injuries occur each year. There is also new university […]