Every year, World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. releases its nominees for the toys no one should be buying as gifts. This year is no exception, and the non-profit group has released its holiday list. If you’ve gone shopping but haven’t handed out gifts yet or if you are still thinking about when you’re going to get your shopping done, use this list in order to make informed decisions. You certainly don’t want to be putting a child at … Read more
You’re traveling for the holidays when you notice a car in front of you driving erratically. You’re fairly certain that they are either distracted or impaired, and you aren’t sure how to react. No one wants to be in an accident any time – especially during the holidays.
Thousands of people are killed on the country’s roadways each year due to impaired driving, distracted driving or in some cases, just plain negligence. The holidays are a busy time of … Read more
Decorating for the holidays has become a sort of competition in some neighborhoods. Thanks to social media and fantastic DIY sites, it’s easier than ever before to get ideas for decking the halls. While you are trying to outdo your neighbor this year, or maybe even just decorate a bit more outlandishly than you did last year, don’t forget that you need to make sure your home and property are safe for guests.
Premise liability is a type of personal … Read more
Your dog is your best friend and you trust your pet with all that you are. Your sweet dog would never bite anyone. If that is how you currently view your animal, changing your way of thinking could keep both of you safer this time of year.
While anyone with a pet may believe that their animal wouldn’t hurt a fly, the truth of the matter is that any dog can bite and will bite under a given set of … Read more
Are you preparing for holiday travel? If so, you aren’t alone. Thousands of people will be hitting the nation’s roadways at the end of this month as they head to the homes of friends and relatives. Here’s a surprising fact for you: Christmas is not the holiday during which you are most likely to be involved in a car accident.
While any holiday is more risky than other days of the year due to the sheer number of cars … Read more
If you had your choice, chances are you would ride out a blizzard or severe snowstorm from the comfort of your couch. Few people, if any, want to find themselves trapped in their car during extreme weather scenarios. If you should ever find yourself in such a situation, don’t panic! Cooler heads always prevail.
With winter almost upon us, it’s a good idea to brush up on what you know about surviving in your vehicle. Preparation can save lives! … Read more
Winter is just around the corner, and your mind may be turning to all of the things you can do outside. For some people, winter sports are far more enjoyable than sports played under the hot summer sun. If you count yourself among the people who are fairly sedentary, as far as athletics and exercise, during the warm-weather months, you’ve got to prepare for the slopes before you hit them.
If you toss your snowboard in the backseat or strap … Read more
You’ve been involved in a car accident. You are understandably stressed out and maybe even anxious. In the days that follow, you have a lot to deal with. The last thing you need is a phone call from the other party’s insurance adjuster, but it could very well happen.
One of the first questions people have when they get this phone call is whether or not they have to provide information. The short answer is “no.” There is nothing … Read more
Did you know that vultures don’t get food poisoning from old meat? You aren’t a vulture, meaning you are very susceptible to being poisoned by food. Now that Thanksgiving is over and you’ve feasted to the point of stuffed, you may be wondering just how long you can enjoy those leftovers.
For most people, a telltale sign of food gone bad is a foul smell or slimy coating. These two things are clear indicators that bacteria has settled in and … Read more
If you’ve ever had a hernia, then you know how devastatingly painful they can be. For those who haven’t dealt with this issue, a hernia is when an organ, often the intestines or stomach, bulges through the surrounding tissue. This can cause extreme pain and a host of other issues. In rare cases, hernias can even be life-threatening.
For some, hernias can be treated with simple laparoscopic surgery, during with tiny incisions are made and a thin tool is used … Read more
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