An estimated 409 people may be killed and 47,000 seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents during Memorial Day weekend this year, according to the National Safety Council.
The number of fatalities is expected to be 12 percent higher than the average number of deaths, 364, that occurred in the past six years. The three-day holiday period begins at 6 p.m. ET Friday, May 26 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET Monday, May 29.
When UC Berkley Professor Homayoon Kazerooni arrived from Iran to America in the late 1970s, he had just a few hundred bucks in his pocket. He also had big dreams.
Those dreams have translated into an invention that allowed people to walk again after paralyzing accidents and illnesses. Called the eLEGS, the device was a medical exoskeleton that restores the ability of paraplegics, MS patients and stroke victims to walk.
Workers in the United States spend more time in the office or on the job site than any other country, according to a 2015 Gallup poll.
An average of 47 hours per week per employees leads to an increase in productivity, but the Economic Policy Institute says that incomes have failed to rise as productivity grows, leading to wage inequality and potential burnout if the work environment becomes too stressful.
The numbers don't lie.
According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), women make up 65 percent of age-related macular degeneration cases, 61 percent of glaucoma and cataract patients are women and 66 percent of blind patients are women.
The U.S. Postal Service is concerned about dog safety in general and specifically, dog bites to its letter carriers and delivery personnel.
Watch this video from the U.S.P.S. for dog bite prevention tips.
Short attention spans. Technology driven. Philanthropic. These are three traits that differentiate Generation Z – those who were born in the mid-to-late ‘90s – from Millennials, says Matt Stewart, co-founder of College Works Painting.
Stewart, who works closely with those in Generation Z, indicates there are certain characteristics those who are born in that time period develop, and they are shaping today’s workforce behavior. Because of this change in attitudes and beliefs, situations involving younger workers must be handled on a individual basis.