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Reopening After COVID-19
As the US begins to reopen, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is issuing guidance on how we can do so safely.
Coronavirus and Your Pet
Many people are concerned about how COVID-19 might affect their pets. Here's what you need to know.
Lawn Care: Preventing Poisoning
With spring in full swing and summer around the corner, you may be starting to tend to your lawn and garden. But some potential hazards may be lurking in your lawn care routine.
Spring Cleaning Safety Tips
With spring in full swing, you may be planning to do a deep house cleaning. But there are some spring cleaning health hazards you'll want to avoid.
Rise in Poisonings Linked to Cleaning Products
Poison centers have seen an increase in calls for poisonings related to cleaners and disinfectants. And this increase may be tied to COVID-19.
How to Stop Overeating when Working from Home
In the new "normal" of a world that includes coronavirus, many of us have found ourselves working from home. And some of us are tempted to overeat when our pantries are in arm's reach.
Medication Safety for Pets
You probably take steps to keep your medications out of the reach of children, but what about your pets?
Teaching Kids to Brush Their Teeth
As an adult, brushing your teeth is something you could probably do with your eyes closed. But for kids, this twice-daily task isn't so simple.
Winter Safety Tips
Whether you're ready for them or not, the winter months are upon us. It's time to make sure your family knows how to stay safe and healthy this winter.
8 Tips to Prevent Medication Errors
Unfortunately, medication errors occur relatively often — and they can harm you and your family. The good news is there are ways to avoid medication errors.