Motor Vehicle Collision Facts

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CRASH FACTS:

MOST INJURIES OCCUR AT CRASH SPEEDS BELOW 12 MPH.
MOST CARS WITHSTAND 8-12 MPH IMPACTS WITHOUT STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.
MORE THAN HALF OF ALL LOSRIC INJURIES OCCUR WITHOUT VEHICLE DAMAGE.
THERE IS NO CORRELATION BETWEEN VEHICLE DAMAGE AND OUTCOME.
THE PEAK ACCELERATION OF THE HEAD IS MUCH GREATER THAN THE PEAK ACCELERATION OF THE VEHICLE.
AT 5 MPH MVA CRASHES TYPICALLY PRODUCE ABOUT 10-12 G OF ACCELERATION OF THE OCCUPANT’S HEAD.
18% OF INJURIES OCCUR UNDER 6 MPH
22% OF ...

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Burlington County Animal Shelter 2015 Holiday Donation Drive

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ORIGINAL FRONT PAGE POST :

Announcing ABNC’s Holiday Donation Drive

Our goal is to make the holiday season a little bit more comfy for the dogs and cats that don’t have a forever home for the holidays. If you have something to donate, please drop it off at our office.

The shelter is in desperate need of the following items:

  • Dog & Cat Food
  • Kitten Food/Formula & bottles
  • Old newspaper
  • Kuranda Medium Dog Beds
  • Toys (please no stuffed toys)
  • Dog & Cat treats
  • Ceramic pet food dishes
  • White rice
  • Socks (old & new)
  • Cat ...
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Two Videos & A Great Review

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Review: Alignmed Posture Shirt 2.0

“I’m breaking my rule of not purchasing any clothing so pretentious as to put 2.0 in its title. But my posture is so poor – my second-grade teacher was the first to point this out – that the uni-sex shirt might be a big help. It’s geared toward travelers who are known to slump along hefting bags and slouch in airline seats. It’s elastic material, with “tension panels” near the spine, is purported to “increase stamina ...

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‘Posture Guru’ Shares Her Tips

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By BECKY WORLEY
June 22, 2015 1:23 PM
Good Morning America (link to article)

Back pain is an epidemic. It could be caused by our more sedentary lifestyle, a few extra pounds around the middle or looking at the phone for hours each day. But Silicon Valley posture guru Esther Gokhale says in non-industrial cultures, back pain is practically non-existent. Why?

She thinks is because our spines have recently changed ...

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9 ways in which prolonged sitting can harm us

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People with desk jobs need to be on their feet for a minimum of two hours daily during working hours and this should eventually be increased to up to 4 hours, says the first-ever UK guidance designed to curb the health risks of too much cumulative sitting time. The guidelines call for use of adjustable sit-stand desks, avoidance of prolonged static standing (which may be as harmful as prolonged sitting) and altering posture/light walking to alleviate possible musculoskeletal pain and ...

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Mucormycosis / ABC Dophilus

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USA – Mucormycosis, fatal, premature infant, probiotic, recall, alert
November 17, 2014 | ISID [edited]

CDC, FDA, and the Connecticut Department of Public Health are investigating a fatal case of GI [gastrointestinal] mucormycosis in a premature infant of 29 weeks gestation following the use of a probiotic supplement called ABC Dophilus distributed by Solgar, Inc., Leonia, NJ.

Shortly after birth, the infant received a probiotic supplement called ABC Dophilus, distributed by Solgar Inc., as prophylaxis against necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). Subsequently, the infant ...

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Effectiveness of Flu Vaccines

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Efficacy and effectiveness of influenza vaccines: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Summary from The Lancet Infectious Diseases 10/17/2014 PDF

Background

No published meta-analyses have assessed efficacy and effectiveness of licensed influenza vaccines in the USA with sensitive and
highly specific diagnostic tests to confirm influenza.

Methods

We searched Medline for randomized controlled trials assessing a relative reduction in influenza risk of all circulating influenza
viruses during individual seasons after vaccination (efficacy) and observational studies meeting inclusion criteria (effectiveness).
Eligible articles were published between ...

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Mediterranean Diet Can Help Reverse Metabolic Syndrome

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OTTAWA, Ontario — October 14, 2014 — For people with metabolic syndrome, a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts may help reverse the condition, according to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Researchers analyzed data from the PREDIMED randomized controlled trial, which included men and women aged 55 to 80 years who were at high risk of heart disease. Participants were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 diets: a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive ...

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Vitamin D and Dementia Link Confirmed

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Link Between Vitamin D and Dementia Risk Confirmed

In the largest study of its kind, researchers suggests that in older people, not getting enough vitamin D may double the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

The study, published in the online edition of the journal Neurology, looked at blood levels of vitamin D, which includes vitamin D from food, supplements, and sun exposure. Dietary vitamin D is found in fatty fish such as salmon, tuna or mackerel, and milk, eggs, and ...

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Obesity, Large Waist Size Risk Factors for COPD

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Obesity, especially excessive belly fat, is a risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Excessive belly fat and low physical activity are linked to progression of the disease in people with COPD, but it is not known whether these modifiable factors are linked to new cases.

Gundula Behrens, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany, and colleagues looked at the relationship of waist and hip circumference, ...

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