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How to Prevent a Fire at Home

The very concept of a house fire is scary, and there’s no disputing the fact that devastating house fires do occur. To help prevent this tragedy in your family home, here are some tips. Outlets  In this day and age of electronics, outlets are often used to the utmost. Don’t overload an outlet; if you […]

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CPR – Why Every Parent Should Know How to Do It

Newborns don’t come with instruction manuals. Therefore new parents are often afraid they don’t know everything they need to know in regard to their bundle of joy. While you may not know everything about babies, you can learn. And one thing you’ll want to learn is cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Here’s why every parent should know […]

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Soap & Water Wipes Prevent Skin Infections in Wrestlers

Wrestlers can easily transmit skin infections during wrestling competitions;  these infections can be bacterial, fungal or viral.  Some wrestlers compete in 3 or more matches during a day with no breaks to shower in-between matches.  A recent study was presented at the 50th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  This study compared the effectiveness […]

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Teen Males “Sack Tapping”

Teen males have always found ways to express their testosterone spurts during their formative years.  In the past they would find risky activities like climbing trees, skateboarding on ramps, racing dirt bikes, and driving recklessly.  I remember growing up and we would punch each other in the arms to see how much pain we could […]

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Baby Sling Recall

Recently a popular mode of carrying infants is with a sling.  Over 1 million baby slings have been sold by Infantino and there had been 3 cases of infant deaths associated with them.  The government agency Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends that parents stop using the sling for infants under 4 months of age.  It […]

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