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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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Step up your ladder safety

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=87ef744e-21a2-45e0-ba8a-8dec74d18ea4#.Wuce31w-dBw As spring arrives, many homeowners set out to clean gutters, wash windows, prune trees and tackle a host of other chores. And many of these projects will require a ladder. But before you step up, brush up on safety. If you’re not careful, ladder accidents can leave you with cuts, bruises, broken bones […]

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Yard and garden safety

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=401d6d0a-0e91-4fdc-a265-e63c41c2ac76#.WsJD_dTwbRZ If you’re not careful, everyday lawn tools and chemicals can cause serious injuries. For some people, yard and garden work isn’t really work at all. It’s a chance to get outside, reconnect with nature and banish the winter blues. But while you’re cultivating your green thumb, don’t forget about safety. Hundreds of thousands […]

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How can I keep my teen safe on social media?

Original Source: http://www.raisingrespectapp.org/app/#article Whether we like it or not, social media is here to stay. Teens are engaging with each other via social media now more than ever. In a 2015 report by the Pew Research Center, 92% of teens report going online daily. This increase in use is aided by teens having their own smartphones. […]

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