“So much attention has been paid, and rightly so, to distracted driving that we have ignored the fact that distracted walking and crossing can be just as risky,” said David Melton, a driving safety expert with Liberty Mutual Insurance. “From an early age, we all learn how to safely cross the street – look both ways, wait for the walk sign – but as adults many of us seem to forget those simple rules.”
Recently, the CDC announced that accident was now the #1 leading cause of death for Americans age 1-44.
Provided by Heartland Institute Life expectancy in the United States declined at the most rapid rate since World War II in the past two years. According to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a June preprint study, and other research on the topic, the average life expectancy for Americans declined from 79 years in 2019 to […]
Provided by Heartland Institute In the past year, a string of notable deaths has raised interest among the public because of common factors and ambiguities reported in the obituaries. The death of 54-year-old comedian David A. Arnold on September 8 is a recent example. “David passed away peacefully today in his home and doctors have […]
Provided by Heartland Institute Concerned citizens across the United States are tracking reports of people dying suddenly and unexpectedly. For want of better explanations from official channels, people have created alternative networks to explore the phenomenon of news reports and obituaries for those described as having “died suddenly.” One such site is New York University […]