People who cannot live on their own due to medical reasons, but do not need to stay in a hospital, usually opt to stay in nursing homes. These facilities are home to mostly elderly residents, with those aged 85 to 94 being the largest share, in need of long-term care. Some of the common medical concerns among nursing home residents are depression, bladder and bowel incontinence, weight loss, pressure sores, and severe cognitive impairment. In 2014, there were more than 15,000 nursing homes in the United States; 11,000.
The time has come: your teenage kid is driving. You hand them the keys and wonder where the time had gone; but before handing out those keys, you must have had your child fulfill all the state’s requirements, perused the laws that surround teenage driving, and lay down ground rules with regards to owning and driving a motor vehicle. Over the past couple of decades, states have been adopting a phased approach to licensing teenage drivers, called Graduated Drivers’ License (GDL) program. California is among the first states.
Motor vehicle injuries remain to be a leading cause of death among children in the United States. In 2015, 663 children ages 12 years and younger died as passengers in motor vehicle crashes. A study found that in a span of a year, more than 600,000 children ages 0-12 rode in vehicles without the use of a child safety seat, booster seat, or a seat belt. Aside from this, child restraint systems are often misused in such a way that their effectiveness is reduced. Below are a few.
There’s plastic everywhere we go, and for the most part, there is no need to worry in terms of their safety when used. However, if we are talking about the toys and gears used by children, we must take due prudence in looking into the toxicity of this material. Here are few types of plastic that have been found to be dangerous: PVC or polyvinyl chloride. The manufacture of this type of plastic produces dioxin, which is a serious carcinogen. While dioxin is a manufacturing byproduct, and not.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drunk driving claims 29 lives in the United States every day. While fatalities due to DUI have fallen by 33% in the last decade, drunk-driving crashes still claim 10,000 lives per year, with deaths and damages contributing to a cost of $44B per year. Alcohol and a Person’s Driving Ability To operate a vehicle properly and safely, you need sound reasoning, thinking, and muscle coordination. Alcohol impairs all these abilities. A legal drink drive limit is determined by your.
Bitcoin has taken the world by storm, and since its introduction in 2008, it has inevitably faced several controversies. Scammers found a gold mine in the digital currency for many reasons. One of them is the fact that only a few people understand it, which makes it easier to make them believe false promises. Another reason is anonymity – cryptocurrency gives scammers relative ease to cover their tracks. Lastly, a major reason is that it is largely unregulated. Bitcoin chiefly operates outside of the conventions of a financial.
Californians own the most dogs in any state in the US, with nearly 40% of the households owning at least one dog. Insurance payouts for dog bite settlements are also higher in California than any other state. What does it entail to own dogs in the state? What are the laws that surround dog ownership in California? Dogs inside cars The California Penal Code prohibits dog owners from leaving their dogs inside their vehicles on an extremely hot or extremely cold day, as the extreme temperatures can damage.