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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness July 5, 2018

Beat Extreme Heat: Tips for Safe Fun in the Sun

Julia S., Editor

With summer in full swing, extreme heat is a cause for concern. Know what to do before and during a heat wave to stay safe – and to enjoy the season to the fullest! Follow the tips below:   Adapt this infographic into one of our man...

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QuickSeries Publishing July 3, 2018

Add Patriotic Flavor to your Independence Day with These 14 Facts about the Fourth of July

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Celebrating in red, white and blue with a backyard barbecue? Share these 14 facts to bring a little history to your Fourth of July festivities. July 2, 1776, is the day that the Continental Congress actually voted for independence from Great ...

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Security & Preparedness June 28, 2018

Spot the Signs: Identifying Active Threat Red Flags in the Workplace

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Today, more than ever, employers and Human Resources (HR) leaders have a responsibility to keep their staff safe from violence and active threats. Many times, an active threat comes without warning, but there are instances when someone’s behavior ...

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Home Life June 28, 2018

Help Your Local Fire Department Spread the Word on Backyard Fire Safety this Summer

Erika S., Editor in Chief

From fireworks to fire pits, a backyard is a great place for family and friends to get together for outdoor summer fun. Now is the time to remind your community that home fire safety doesn’t stop at the front door. There are many potential backyar...

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Health & Wellness June 26, 2018

Stop the Spread: Hepatitis C Prevention & Safety

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Hepatitis C – a contagious liver disease – affects an estimated 3.5 million people in the United States. The disease can either be mild, lasting only a few weeks, or a serious, lifelong illness. Hepatitis C is the most common hepatitis virus in...

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Health & Wellness June 21, 2018

Move It! Curbing Childhood Obesity with Simple Physical Activity

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Did you know about one in three American children and teens is either overweight or suffering from childhood obesity? And they are experiencing diseases that are usually only seen in adults, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2...

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Security & Preparedness June 19, 2018

Eruption Preparedness: Vital Volcano Safety Tips to Keep You Out of Harm's Way

Maggie K., Senior Editor

With over 150 active volcanoes in the U.S., it's important for citizens living near a volcano to know how to stay safe before, during and after an eruption. The following safety tips can help: Adapt this infographic into one of our many out...

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Home Life, Military Life June 14, 2018

Keep Outdoor Cooking Safe! Prevent Grilling Mishaps with These Backyard Barbecue Basics

Heather M., Editor

The delicious smell of grilling that wafts through the neighborhood is a true sign that summer has arrived. However, every year grills are responsible for numerous house fires, thousands of burn injuries and even some deaths. Something that’s s...

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Health & Wellness June 13, 2018

Be the Reason Someone You Know Seeks Support: Speak Openly About Suicide and Learn the Warning Signs

Erika S., Editor in Chief

People rarely talk openly about suicide. But talking openly and honestly about emotional distress and suicide is OK. It will not make someone more suicidal or put the idea of suicide in his or her mind. Suicide is a serious public health proble...

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Home Life, Security & Preparedness June 12, 2018

Double Duty: Disaster Prep Upgrades for the Best Return on Investment

Michele B., Senior Editor

Last year, 25 million Americans were affected by disaster. Inspire the citizens in your community to upgrade now to mitigate the effects that a natural disaster can have. At the same time, upgrades can increase curb appeal and energy efficiency. ...

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