Hip implants are an innovative solution for many Californians who suffer from mobility limitations, persistent physical pain and compromised function resulting from degenerative hips. Depending on the type and severity of the surgery, different materials are used including ceramics, metal and plastic.
The future could see many different things here in the U.S. when it comes to auto technology. For one, it might see wide-scale implementation of self-driving car technology. If full implementation of this technology were to occur, it would likely have all kinds of impacts out on the roads. Would this include a virtual elimination of distracted driving? A recent survey indicates that many drivers think that it would.
E-cigarettes may seem like a valuable alternative to traditional cigarettes for many Californians who want to smoke without the destructive side effects. Because they are electronically vaporized, people are not inhaling any of the smoke which is so often blamed for causing cancer and heart disease, and for creating harmful secondhand smoke and pollution. However, e-cigarettes have caused an unsettling number of injuries when units unexpectedly ignite or explode.
For many California residents, cycling is an effective way to exercise, a productive mode of transportation, and an excellent way to spend some leisure time. However, its benefits are accompanied by inherent risks including motorist negligence and distraction or even a cyclist's own unpreparedness. While significant emphasis is focused on helping drivers to be mindful of cyclists, bicycle riders also have a responsibility to be properly prepared.