Monthly Archives: January 2014

NFLN survey/player safety: Bears

NFLN survey/player safety: Bears
Of the 320 players surveyed, 192 said they believe the NFL is committed to player safety, while the other 128 disagreed. In the Chicago Bears locker room, seven of the 10 players surveyed said they believe the NFL is actually committed to player safety.
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'You work until you die:' Inside America's fragmented safety net for the disabled
Joe Entwisle first came to my attention over Twitter, where he is a high-volume contributor under the moniker @wheelieboy. Joe has worked extensively in several areas of disability policy and practice. He is now a Senior Health Policy Analyst at Health …
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DCF Shift Puts Children's Safety At Risk

DCF Shift Puts Children's Safety At Risk
The state's reliance on an unproven money-saving system, which keeps children — who are alleged victims of maltreatment — in their homes, raises questions about their safety and appears to contribute to worsening treatment of children under the …
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Participation, competition, safety
Our editorial (Nov. 17, reviewed recent national research and raised questions about whether the expansion of organized youth sports has been a positive experience for children. The researchers found cause …
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Plans finalized for Safety City work
Plans finalized for Safety City work. What is Safety City? Safety City is a child-sized replica of Longview, including 16 small buildings, child-sized roads, intersections with working traffic signals, a railroad crossing with a signal and an overpass …
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Badgers football: Vonte Jackson moves from running back to safety
University of Wisconsin sophomore Vonte Jackson, who is attempting a comeback after suffering three torn anterior cruciate knee ligaments in less than two years, is changing positions. In an attempt to get more speed and athleticism in the football …
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Spate of fires prompts safety warnings
Colonial Beach saw its former high school destroyed by fire four days later, with students at the nearby elementary school displaced for their safety—in case the century-old building collapsed. And Spotsylvania County firefighters have been called to …

SGMC Recognized For Patient Safety
The award is part of the annual PHA Quality and Patient Safety Award program and offered in collaboration with Kimberly-Clark and the Safe Care Campaign. SGMC was recognized for its process modification and adoption of best practices that resulted in …
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2 Winners and 2 Losers From New Tanker Car Safety Standards
A recent rise in the number of incidents involving trains carrying crude oil has brought the issue of tanker car safety under the eyes of regulators, and according to The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX ) CEO William Furman around 80,000 tanker cars …
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As Republicans kill UI, a battle looms over safety net

As Republicans kill UI, a battle looms over safety net
Dems aren't simply looking to shift away from Obamacare, but to shift the terms of the debate over it, by putting it in the context of a larger debate over the safety net, an argument Dems are already engaging pretty aggressively. Red state Dems are …
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In SF, pedestrian deaths shine light on street safety
Twenty-one people were struck and killed by drivers while walking the streets of San Francisco last year, the highest number of pedestrian deaths since 2007 in a city where three people on an average day get hit by cars or trucks. Until December, 2013 …
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Tennessee free safety Emmanuel Smith has size and is physical: Penn State
In light of James Franklin's move from Vandy to Penn State over the weekend, Smith recently said he is starting over. And the Nittany Lions are part of the equation for the 6-2, 200-pound free safety out of Oakland High School in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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Pinellas commission rejects zoning change for Safety Harbor apartment complex
CLEARWATER — Bucking a recommendation from the county attorney and an administrative judge, the Pinellas County Commission unanimously voted on Tuesday to reject a high-end apartment complex in Safety Harbor. Whether developers would be able …

Chris Christie and the best traffic safety study ever

Chris Christie and the best traffic safety study ever
My favorite part of this Chris Christie Aides Block Fort Lee Access To George Washington Bridge story is the initial attempts to claim that it was a “traffic safety study.” If I were in the state now, I would be chasing someone around with a microphone …
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Newsome: Bigger interior line, athletic safety, clutch receiver lead offseason
He's looking for a bulkier, more powerful middle of the offensive line, a play-making safety and a sure-handed receiver capable of converting third downs. Following a disappointing 8-8 season in which the Ravens failed to make the playoffs for the …
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Accidents Prompt Calls for Investigation on Safety of Transporting Oil
Two Senate Democrats have demanded an investigation into the safety of oil transport in the United States after two derailments in the past two weeks. Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Commerce, Science, and …
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Stryker Corporation (SYK): Stryker – Latest Small Addition Of Patient Safety

Stryker Corporation (SYK): Stryker – Latest Small Addition Of Patient Safety
Investors In Stryker are hardly reacting to the acquisition of Patient Safety Technologies. With the deal, Stryker gets a hold of the Safety-Sponge System and SurgiCount's software, yet the addition is too small to move the needle in terms of Stryker's …
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Douglas man swims to safety after car plunges into icy reservoir
Douglas public safety workers, including the town's dive team, and firefighters from neighboring Webster responded to the scene. When they arrived, Stanhope was inside a local residence, said Foley. Stanhope was transported to UMass Memorial Medical …

Topeka Rescue Mission Receives Safety Grant
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) A Topeka homeless shelter has received a $ 5,000 train safety education grant after two recent railroad track deaths of residents. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the Topeka Rescue Mission is among 21 public safety agencies and …
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Texans Safety Excited About O'Brien's Fiery Attitude
I know that he's the head coach of the Houston Texans and that he worked under Bellichik,” Texans' safety Danieal Manning told SportsRadio 610. ”I've just seen the track record that he had with Penn State. With what they were going through and I saw …
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Electronic cigarettes are raising health and safety concerns across the
Scientists with the Food and Drug Administration and American Cancer Society say there is currently no scientific evidence about the safety of e-cigarettes. In initial lab tests, the FDA found detectable levels of carcinogens and toxic chemicals …

Police: Giant safety Will Hill owed 00 in child support during arrest
New York Giants safety Will Hill owed more than $ 9,100 in child support payments when he was arrested after a motor vehicle stop in Little Falls on Dec. 20, according to the Hudson County's Sheriff's office and police reports. The police officer who …
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