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Summer Safety Tips: Insect Bites

If you’ve ever been stung by a bee, you know it can be painful, right? The summer is the perfect time for these and other insects to find a way to attack your body. Let’s face it; any kind of insect bite can be an awful experience, both for adults and children. Here are some […]

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Summer Safety Tips: Water Safety

Beaches and pools are synonymous with summer. However, the fact is that 90% of all kids who drown are under four years of age; and this is just in backyard pools. To make this an enjoyable and safe summer, here are summer safety tips: Make sure you lock the entrance to the pool and that it […]

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Summer Food Safety Tips

Like cold and flu season, there seems to be a food-borne illness season – it’s said that food-borne illness is at its peak in the summer months. The warm temperatures of summer are the perfect environment for bacteria to thrive, and the backyard cookout can be another environment that encourages food contamination. Here are some […]

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Mental Health and Teens: Five Danger Signs to Watch Out For

The teenage years can be difficult ones. Teens are going through significant cognitive developments that can influence not only their behavior but also their mood. It’s a time when mental health issues can arise. Knowing what to look out for can help parents catch problems early on. Extreme or Dramatic Changes in Behavior Teens are […]

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Child Safety Tips for Yard and Garden

As adults, it’s easy to overlook the potential hazards in our yards and gardens. But the truth is, accidents will happen, but many are preventable. To minimize problems and maximize safety, here are some child safety tips for yard and garden. Garden Chemicals: Garden chemicals like weed killers, pesticides, and synthetic fertilizers should be kept […]

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