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The Fourth Firework Safety!

Fireworks are a staple for Fourth of July celebrations in the U.S. The thrill of fireworks, however, can be dangerous. On average, 230 people visit the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the weeks around July 4. Most of these injuries are to the hands and fingers. Fireworks can also cause serious injuries … Continue Reading

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Summer Sun Safety

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5 ways to protect yourself from the sun. The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes. Follow these recommendations to help protect yourself and your family. Shade You can reduce your risk of skin damage and skin cancer by seeking shade under an umbrella, tree, or other shelter … Continue Reading

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10 Tips For Work Safety

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June is National Safety Month. Staying healthy and safe at work is important. No matter what your job, it is important to reduce your risks of injury and illness at work. Here are some tips to help make your workplace safe. Understand the risks. Once you know the particular hazards of your job or workplace, you can … Continue Reading

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Back to School Safety

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  Back to school? Time for a safety check. Use this list to prevent your kids from harm at school, at home, and at play. Playgrounds Each year, more than 200,000 kids are treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms for playground associated injuries. Most of these injuries occur when a child falls from the equipment. Take a look at the surfaces … Continue Reading

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UV Safety

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Hats, sunglasses, sunscreen and protective clothing are all recommended as protection against excessive ultraviolet radiation (UV). Do you know why you need this protection? The answer is that while small amounts of UV are essential for the production of Vitamin D, excessive UV may result in acute and chronic health effects on the skin, eye … Continue Reading

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FDA Public Notice: Best Share Green Coffee

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Best Share Green Coffee: Brazilian Slimming Coffee, a product promoted and sold for weight loss on various websites, including www.houseofmonet.com1 and possibly in some retail stores. FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Best Share Green Coffee: Brazilian Slimming Coffee contains sibutramine.   Sibutramine … Continue Reading

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Autumn Health and Safety Tips

Follow these tips to help you and your family stay safe and healthy this autumn! Keep your kids safe and healthy. Get involved with your kids’ activities at home and at school to help ensure they are safe and healthy. Take steps to prevent the flu. The single best way to protect against the flu … Continue Reading

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Tips for a Safe Halloween

Whether you’re goblin or ghoul, vampire or witch, poor costume choices— including decorative contact lenses and flammable costumes— and face paint allergies can haunt you long after Halloween if they cause injury. Enjoy a safe and happy Halloween by following the guide­lines from FDA, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and the Centers for Disease Control and … Continue Reading

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Outdoor Safety… Summer Is Around the Corner

Summer will be here before you know it. Follow these tips to ensure you are enjoying the outdoors safely. Playground Safety Keep your child SAFE at the playground with the following tips: Supervision is present, but strings and ropes aren’t. Adult presence is needed to watch for potential hazards, observe, intercede and facilitate play when … Continue Reading

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Holiday Toy Safety

Selecting Safe Toys for Your Child As families gather for the holidays, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers that dangerous children’s products may still be in their homes. Grandparents dust off old playpens; older children often share their toys with younger relatives; and keepsakes are stored in old cedar chests. The … Continue Reading

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