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Fall has officially started, and with it comes many seasonal changes. One of the negative aspects of fall is the dreaded flu season. In 2017 alone, approximately 181 Americans succumbed to this destructive virus. more

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Most boating experiences are positive -- the stuff memories are made of. But the most joyful times quickly can turn deadly if boaters are not vigilant about safety at all times. more

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More than a third of American adults are not getting enough sleep on a regular basis, according to a study in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. more

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Thousands of roadside workers depend on drivers to keep control of their vehicle in a cone zone.These are things you need to know and do to be safe in a cone zone. more

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There has been much discussion over the years about the hours of service rules for oil and gas field operations. It isn’t a matter of having “special rules” for drivers in the oil and gas fields; it’s... more

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Advice and recommendations while driving at night, during rush hour and around those impaired. more

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In February, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern. Carried by mosquitoes, the disease has been spreading quickly through the Americas. more

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Although October is the only month officially designated for the promotion of breast cancer awareness, it’s important to remain vigilant about the disease’s symptoms, risk factors and preventative measures year-round — especially for women over 40. more

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Fever, headache, fatigue, dry cough, sore throat, stuffy nose, nausea — if these symptoms hit, you may have been bitten by the flu bug. more

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According to the National Safety Council the U.S. is on pace for its deadliest driving year since 2007. more

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One-half of all recreational boating fatalities happen in calm water. These fatalities occur close to shore and are caused by drowning. Also, in most cases, life jackets are stowed on board but not worn. more

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Approximately 45 percent of American homeowners will put themselves and their communities at risk by failing to call 811 before digging, according to Colonial Pipeline Co.’s recent survey.  According ... more

According to the National Safety Council’s fact book, “Injury Facts 2014,” choking is the eighth leading cause of unintentional injury deaths. Foods are responsible for most choking incidents. Choking... more

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While February is considered the month to show your significant other how much you love him/her with cards, flowers or chocolates, it is also the month to check up on your own heart health. February i... more

Ever wonder why your eyes feel like they have sand in them? If you have dry, itchy eyes that improve when you blink, the culprit may not be allergies or sinus problems. Instead, you could have dry eye... more

Cyber crime is a hot-button issue across the globe right now. Hackers have access to advanced technology that makes it easier to commit the crimes, and they do not discriminate as to whom they attack.... more

While household products and medicines are part of our everyday lives, it is important to be educated on ways in which to safely protect you and your family from being poisoned from the same products ... more

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Energy drinks and caffeine are often a part of everyone’s daily lives. Recently, energy drinks have come under heavy criticism for having adverse health effects, which include heart rhythm problems, i... more

Lightning is a reoccurring phenomenon that often interferes with outdoor activities. You are not safe anywhere outside when lightning strikes. Run to a safe building or vehicle when you first hear thunder, see lightning or observe dark, threatening clouds overhead. Stay inside until 30 minutes after you hear the last clap of thunder. Do not shelter under trees. more

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Hurricane season just began and it’s important to be ready. Follow these hurricane safety tips to prepare for a coming storm. more

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