Results for "Safety"

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Maintaining Stability: A Guide to Balancing Exercises for Seniors
Balancing can seem effortless when you’re young. You might hop on one foot to pull on a pair of pants, walk downstairs without giving the handrail a second...
February 22
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Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults: Addressing Unique Concerns
Whether it’s a power outage, a wildfire or a sudden health problem, we all need to be prepared to face an emergency. If you’re an older adult, you might...
February 09
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What Bit Me? Types and Treatment of Common Bug Bites
As you enjoy the great outdoors or cozy up in bed at night, encountering bugs is sometimes unavoidable.  You know how annoying these little creatures can...
February 01
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Staying Safe From Carbon Monoxide: What You Need to Know
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a gas that is not only odorless but also lacks color and taste. You can breathe it in without knowing. But inhaling it is dangerous....
January 05
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5 Important Things to Know About Smoke Alarm Safety
In a home fire, a matter of seconds could be the difference between life and death. This is why a properly installed smoke alarm or detector can offer...
December 27
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Put Down the Q-Tip: Here’s How to Safely Clean Your Ears
If you find it oddly satisfying to watch videos of earwax removals, you aren’t alone. Millions of people are drawn to TikTok videos of earwax cleanings. Much...
November 30
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Winter Wellness: Safeguarding Your Back During Cold Weather Adventures
People tend to have strong opinions about the winter. Some love the crisp days and chilly evenings and look forward to a clean blanket of snow covering...
November 22
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These Safety Tips May Help You Avoid Dangerous Scald Burns in Children
As a parent or caregiver, you want to keep children healthy and safe. But children are naturally curious — they learn about the world by exploring what...
October 09
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Teach Your Teen to be a Safe and Responsible Driver
When it comes to teaching them how to drive, it’s not just about getting from point A to point B. It’s about instilling lifelong safe driving habits. With...
October 04
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Lead Poisoning: Protect Your Family from This Avoidable Risk
When you think of lead poisoning, older homes with peeling paint may come to mind. You might think that if you live in a newer home or your paint is intact,...
September 06