Posts Tagged ‘ Health and Fitness ’

AAA survey finds nearly half of senior drivers worry about no longer driving

May 7th, 2012 | By
AAA survey finds nearly half of senior drivers worry about no longer driving

Nearly half of senior drivers worry about losing their independence and mobility when it’s time to give up their car keys, according to a recent survey by the AAA.  As 10,000 Americans turn 65 years old every day, AAA is actively working to preserve the safe mobility of seniors across America. “Planning, skills assessment and
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Pedestrian safety: walk safe, drive smart

Apr 30th, 2012 | By

By Julie E. Lee Fortunately, pedestrian accidents, like many traffic accidents, are preventable. Yet 47,000 people were killed and 688,000 were injured while crossing or walking along a street over the last decade. This means that a pedestrian is struck by a vehicle nearly every seven minutes in the U.S. When you’re in the driver’s seat, avoid an
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Managing stress important to good health

Apr 30th, 2012 | By
Managing stress important to good health

Many people think of stress as another word for tension or pressure. Actually, stress is the way each of us responds to change. Understanding stress can help you use it to your advantage and potentially turn “stressors” into positive energy. Our body responds to stress in many ways. Acute (sudden or short-term) stress leads to rapid
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Finding medical information on the web…safely

Jan 9th, 2012 | By
Finding medical information on the web…safely

Gail Kouame, consumer health outreach coordinator for National Network of Libraries of Medicine, will share how to find trusted health information on the Internet and recommend techniques for evaluating health-related websites. Kouame will present the information at a free event at the Bonney Lake Library, 18501 90th St E. on Jan. 21 at 11 a.m. 
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