Hearing that a child died as the result of some kind of accident or illness is heart wrenching for many people here in Missouri and elsewhere. That could be, at least in part, why when children die in car accidents communities mourn their loss. Schools the children attend often bring in counselors to help their friends and family deal...

Just when they thought they were free, it seems the nightmare for the Takata Corporation continues on. This is not a new case, however. Instead, it seems a former victim of a malfunctioning Takata airbag has passed away from the injuries inflicted on her by the faulty equipment.Patricia Mincey was paralyzed in June 2014 when her airbag deployed in...

By and large, nursing homes in the Midwest are some of the worst in the United States. They have some of the highest rates of criminal negligence and elder abuse in the country and are comparatively expensive. This problem has reared its ugly head in a recent case in Illinois. Angela Skelly, a resident at the Oak Park Rehabilitation...

It appears that, over the next several months, there might be quite a few families here in the U.S. taking to the roads for a road trip.Taking a family vacation within the next 12 months is something that over a third of individuals in the U.S. are planning on doing, the results of a recent AAA survey indicate. The...

Sometimes, news organizations will report allegations of abuse, law breaking, and more but will remove the name of the victims involved. This is called blind reporting and, unfortunately, inhibits law enforcement agencies from performing official investigations. In cases involving sexual abuse, it can allow perpetrators to continue their actions for years. New South Wales Greens MP David Shoebridge has...

Weather can affect a great many things. A recent study raises questions as to whether it could have impacts on concussion risks in football.The study looked at the occurrence of concussions among pro football players in two seasons of the National Football League by reviewing injury reports. The seasons occurred between 2012 and 2014, and the study only looked...

When parents have a newborn, they may, understandably, direct a great deal of attention and focus towards their infant and what condition their infant is in. However, it can be important for parents of newborns to not lose sight of changes in their own condition that are happening during the course of caring for their child, particularly changes that...

City infrastructures require constant care. Whether it be a road that needs patching, a new sidewalk that needs to be put in, or any other number of things, it can seem as if construction is constantly happening in big cities. These construction jobs will almost exclusively be outsourced by the government to private construction companies who will not only...

The idea of children being harmed horrifies many. In several municipalities, there are additional laws in place that are meant to protect children from harm. Many government institutions, such as police departments and public schools, have stringent regulations and safety codes that help keep children safe. Unfortunately, these regulations are not always followed, which can lead to deadly accidents. ...

One of the things that can impact how safe driving at night is is the quality of the headlights in one's car.Recently, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released results of headlight quality tests that were done on midsized cars. In these tests, 31 models of midsized cars were tested on how effective their headlights were at helping with visibility....