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Work Life & Safety August 14, 2018

Talk It Out: How to Communicate with Coworkers

Maggie K., Senior Editor

The key to building a harmonious, civil workplace is employees and managers who do their part to avoid the common behaviors that create conflict amongst coworkers. They must be respectful, be open to others’ opinions and, above all, be good commun...

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Security & Preparedness, Work Life & Safety August 9, 2018

Safety in the Workplace: Setting the Stage for an Active Shooter Safety Plan That Works

Katherine E., Editor

Active shooter situations can happen anywhere, without warning and evolve quickly – the workplace is no exception. Preparing for an active shooter situation can help minimize injury and loss of life should this horrible event transpire. As a leade...

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Security & Preparedness August 7, 2018

Weathering a Wildfire: Helping Your Community Survive

Heather M., Editor

Hot summer weather brings the dry conditions and drought that make vegetation very flammable, increasing the risk of wildfires. Make sure your community is prepared ahead of time and that your citizens also know what to do during and after a wildf...

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Education July 26, 2018

Reshaping Campus Culture: The 6 Cs of Consent Your Students Need to Know

Julia S., Editor

As students start getting ready to head back to their college campus for a new school year, some sobering facts still remain: 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college – and most of these assaults are committed by someon...

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Health & Wellness July 24, 2018

Traveler Health: Need vaccinations for your next destination?

Katherine E., Editor

Planning to travel abroad? It’s easy to get carried away by the excitement of planning a vacation or caught up in other details when traveling for business. But when organizing your visit, don’t forget to consider your health and whether your vacc...

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Home Life, Security & Preparedness July 24, 2018

This Summer, Beat the Heat With These Water-Wise Safety Tips

Katherine E., Editor

Is the sizzle of summer giving you the urge to hit the beach, jump in the pool, dive in the lake or go for a boat ride? As temperatures rise nationwide and the dog days of summer lure us outdoors to cool off in the water, don’t let your community ...

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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness July 19, 2018

Safe Travels: Avoid Mosquito-borne Illness Abroad; Mosquito Bite Prevention

Katherine E., Editor

Travel plans? Mosquitoes can be a source of disease by spreading different viruses like Zika. Protect the members of your community from mosquito-borne illness abroad with the information they need to stay healthy before, during and after travel. ...

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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness July 17, 2018

Swatting, Scratching and Suffering? Wear the Right Insect Repellent: Mosquito Bite Prevention

Katherine E., Editor

No one likes mosquito bites! Wearing insect repellent can not only save your skin from itches and scratches, but can protect you from mosquito-borne illness spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. With so many repellent products advertisi...

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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness July 12, 2018

Your Go-To Guide for Mosquito Bite Prevention

Katherine E., Editor

Take steps to protect you and your loved ones from mosquito bites – it's a matter of health! Share this infographic with the members of your community. The first of a three-part series. Share this infographic with your community by adapting...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life July 11, 2018

Breastfeeding Blues: Solving Common Nursing Problems

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Breast milk is the perfect food for babies – it contains all the right nutrients and is easy to digest. Breastfeeding provides many benefits for both mothers and babies, including strengthening the baby’s immune system and helping a woman recover ...

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