Now that summer is finally here, more cars and motorcyclists are traveling, and children are playing outside. With so many additional people on or close to our roadways, it is important to remember that distracted driving can result in not only damage to your vehicle, but injury or death to those around you.
Summer is here, which mean it's time for kids (and the young at heart) to spend time in the water. Whether you are at the pool or on the beach, swimming is a great way to get exercise, cool off, and take in the summer sun. However, even when taking part in this leisurely activity, you want to remember to put safety first. Water safety is often put on the back burner, but it is crucial in order to avoid having a fun day turn sour.
Informing your children about the dangers of sexual assault is a difficult conversation to have. Our children are innocent. It is difficult to bring up such a serious problem. Unfortunately, we also live in a world where it is essential to help children protect themselves. While accurate statistics are hard to come by, it is estimated that 20 percent of girls and 10 percent of boys are sexually assaulted before the age of 18.
The drinking habits of Americans has increased dramatically in the last 10 years, according to recent research published in JAMA Psychiatry. According to the authors of the study, one in every eight Americans can be classified as an alcoholic. All forms of alcohol consumption have increased in the last decade. The increase in alcohol use and alcohol use disorder plays a part in traffic fatalities, which have risen over the last two consecutive years. About 30 percent of all traffic fatalities involve drunk driving.