World Blood Donor Day – June 14

June 14 is National World Blood Donor Day. This event, which is celebrated by countries around the world, serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, and to thank blood donors for their voluntary, life-saving gifts of blood. Some blood types are rare, so promoting the need for rare donor…

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Self-driving Technology Still Has to Drive Past New Hurdles

Self-driving trucks can offer a number of benefits to motor carriers, such as increasing capacity, improving safety and attracting younger drivers. But, even as companies like Ford, Tesla, Google and Uber continue to advance autonomous technology, these vehicles will have to overcome a number of roadblocks before they’re ready for widespread use: Public perception—Advanced sensors…

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Stay Safe in the Sun

Beach days are upon us, and although basking in the sun is relaxing and fun, it is also hazardous for your health. Skin cancer is both dangerous and common – it is the most common form of cancer in the United States and over two million people are diagnosed annually. Even more startling, sun exposure…

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National Rip Current Awareness Week

As summer is rapidly approaching, millions of beachgoers are heading to the coast to enjoy the waves, sun and sand for these next few months. June 4-10 is National Rip Current Awareness Week. According to weather.gov, rip currents are fast-moving, narrow channels of water that push away from the shoreline, and can occur at any…

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