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To prevent falls, it may pay off to remodel the house | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Home renovations could be well worth the expense for older adults and people with a history of falls because they prevent injuries and might curb medical spending, a study in New Zealand suggests.

The cost-benefit analysis found a 33 percent reduction in spending to treat fall injuries over three years, and potentially a six-fold savings in "social costs" related to such injuries.

16 hours ago

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4 days ago

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin warns of 'biggest bubble in history'

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2 weeks ago

Florida dumpster sleepers end up trapped in garbage truck | Reuters

TAMPA, Fla. A man and a woman sleeping in a dumpster after a night of drinking at a Florida casino ended up at a hospital complaining of back pain after they had to be rescued from a garbage truck, police said.

The garbage truck driver was home improvement on his route in Tampa trash dumpster rental Tuesday morning when he heard yelling and banging from the back of his vehicle, police said.

Upon pulling over, he discovered Donald Jordan, 37, and Lisa Sirbella, 49, in the back of the truck. They had been sleeping in a dumpster beside a Tampa restaurant when its contents were emptied rent a dumpster into the truck.

"It was originally believed that they were homeless but it seems they were just really intoxicated after hanging out at the casino," the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.

Unable to get them out, the driver summoned authorities, who were able to free the pair.

The man and woman had no visible injuries but were taken to a hospital after complaining of back pain, police said.

The pair's relationship to each other was not immediately clear, police said.

"Luckily the driver was able to hear their screams but had the trash been compacted, this case would have ended very differently," said Cristal Bermudez Nunez, a sheriff's office spokeswoman.

(Reporting by Letitia Stein in Tampa, Florida; Writing by Jonathan Kaminsky; Editing by Bill Trott)

4 weeks ago

SEO: The Beginner's Guide to Search Engine Optimization

New to SEO? Need to polish up your knowledge? The Beginner's Guide to SEO has been read over 3 million times and provides comprehensive information you need to get on the road to professional quality Search Engine Optimization, or SEO.

How Search Engines Operate

How People Interact With Search Engines

Why Search Engine Marketing is Necessary

The Basics of Search Engine Friendly Design & Development

Keyword Research

How Usability, Experience, & Content Affect Rankings

Growing Popularity and Links

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Myths & Misconceptions About Search Engines

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4 weeks ago

The Barrel Blog - The essential perspective on global energy

Robust growth in Asia's appetite for oil amid stagnant supplies has

4 weeks ago

Room Additions for Mobile Homes

A mobile home is certainly an affordable alternative for many people. But, nowadays, insufficient living space is becoming a serious problem, with an increase in family size. If you are thinking of increasing your living space, room additions are a very convenient solution.

Things to Consider

Those who are thinking of additions for mobile homes need to consider, if their mobile home can bear the weight of the extra room. This is because mobile homes do not have a stable foundation like permanent homes. Mobile homes are constructed, in such a way, that they can easily stand firm, despite being in motion more often.

Weight, Pressure, and Support Factors of the Additions