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Ensuring a Safe and Germ-Free Halloween for your Family

Follow these guidelines to ensure that your children have a healthy and enjoyable, trick-or-treating experience.

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What You Need to Know About the Ebola Virus

With the media frenzy surrounding the devastating Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the infection of two Americans, it’s no wonder there has been a sense of panic and...

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Spook-Free Safety Tips for Halloween

This Halloween, the only scares you get should be from trick-or-treat fun and not from an injury to yourself or others. Follow these basic tips to keep your Halloween adventures...

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How to Create a Fully Stocked First Aid Kit

To help prepare for the unexpected, having a well-stocked first aid kit on hand can give you a critical advantage to first response.

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How to Tell if You’re Dehydrated

Dehydration can influence your mental functioning, your heart rate and your ability to regulate body temperature and blood pressure. While temperatures are starting to push into the 90s and even 10...

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Back to School: Concussion Advice for Athletes

The start of this year’s football season brings an increased focus on protecting players at all levels from experiencing a concussion. A controversial topic, concussions have been a heated...

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Are We There Yet? Traveling with Children

Traveling with your children can be a wonderful experience in creating memories that both you and your little ones will always remember fondly. However, preparation is key in helping to...

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Are You Aware of the Threats of Secondary Drowning?  Major Threat It Poses to Children & Teens

Secondary drowning, also known as ‘dry drowning,’ occurs hours after what is usually described as a struggle while in the water. This is something most parents are not aware of...

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