News tagged with safety

Researchers study how marijuana impacts driving

A new study conducted at the University of Iowa's National Advanced Driving Simulator has found drivers who use alcohol and marijuana together weave more on a virtual roadway than drivers who use either substance ...

Jun 24, 2015
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Summer beach time means water safety

(HealthDay)—The millions of Americans who will flock to beaches this summer need to keep safety in mind as they frolic in the sand and surf, an expert advises.

Jun 20, 2015
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Age not the equalizer once thought

A common assumption about the aging is that the inequities they may have experienced earlier in life—be they economic, health-related or social—dissolve or are diminished with age and programs such as ...

Jun 10, 2015
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Getting to the point of parents' fears

University of Queensland researchers are hoping to get to the pointy end of parents' fears about childhood vaccinations by conducting an Australia-wide survey.

Jun 09, 2015
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Safety

Safety is the state of being "safe" (from French sauf), the condition of being protected against physical, social, spiritual, financial, political, emotional, occupational, psychological, educational or other types or consequences of failure, damage, error, accidents, harm or any other event which could be considered non-desirable. This can take the form of being protected from the event or from exposure to something that causes health or economical losses. It can include protection of people or of possessions.

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