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Avoid the Firework Freak-Out: Simple Ways to Prepare Your Dog

Fourth of July seems like the perfect time to kick back and relax with loved ones — but that magical fireworks display may actually create a stressful situation for your furry friends. Fortunately, we’ve consulted the experts and come up with a list of the best pet safety tips for dealing with fireworks so you […]

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Best to Leave Fireworks to the Experts

Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks displays. But along with all the festivities are plenty of visits to emergency rooms – especially during July. In 2017, at least eight people died and about 12,900 were injured badly enough to require medical treatment after fireworks-related incidents, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. And while the […]

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Stay safe on July 4th: Fireworks safety tips

June and the earliest part of July–surrounding the July 4th holiday–is considered Fireworks Safety Month.  This is because most fireworks-related injuries tend to occur during this period. Did you know…? Even if you’re not the one setting off fireworks, you could still be at risk of injury. Data from the US Eye Registry shows that […]

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Preventing hearing damage during summer activities

Original source: https://news.psu.edu/story/525259/2018/06/13/medical-minute-preventing-hearing-damage-during-summer-activities?utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=email&utm_term=525305_HTML&utm_content=06-14-2018-07-38&utm_campaign=hershey%20newswire For many, summer means the sweet sounds of live concerts, fireworks, lawnmowers and splashing water. To optimize the fun summer sounds, here are some preventive measures to protect your hearing during these outdoor activities. Learn more: Ask Us Anything About … Hearing Loss in Children The Medical Minute: Preventing hearing loss in teens School […]

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Safe practices around fireworks

Original source: http://news.psu.edu/story/522975/2018/05/24/medical-minute-safe-practices-around-fireworks utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=email&utm_term=523109_HTML&utm_content=05-24-2018-22-59&utm_campaign=Penn%20State%20Today From Memorial Day through Labor Day, summer celebrations offer plenty of excuses to light up the night sky. From fireworks at wedding receptions and Independence Day celebrations to graduation bonfires and simple sparklers at weekend cookouts, Americans love playing with fire. The trick is to do so safely. In 2014, the most […]

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