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safety

Pay attention, fellas

Distracted driving continues to be a problem—and young men are often the culprits, according to a new study.

A silent, deadly invader

The risk of carbon monoxide poisoning increases in cold months. Don't become a statistic.

Pay slam-dunk attention to knee and ankle injuries

Prevention and proper management are key to a healthy basketball season.

Make it an all-treats, no-tricks Halloween

This season brings excitement and fun, but make sure your little and not-so-little ones stay safe.

Patient Story

‘Take your sweet old time’

One out of four Americans fall every year. Use these 6 tips to help yourself (or others) avoid accidents.

How to dodge summertime threats

Stings, bites, outdoor cooking and even fireworks keep poison control centers hopping.

Avoid a nasty surprise from the barbecue grill

Wire-bristle cleaning brushes pose an injury risk.

Lonely life, sleepless nights

Feeling alone may make one feel less safe, unable to rest.

Tiny batteries, big risk to kids

Used in small electronics such as tea candles, button batteries are a serious swallowing danger to young children.

Dashing through the snow

Follow these Red Cross tips to reach your destination safely in winter weather.

Study: TV cooks need dose of food safety

In review of 39 episodes from 10 popular cooking shows, researchers found cooks deviated from recommended practice 70 percent of the time.

Sleep apnea spinoff: Sloppy driving

Lane deviation, a reliable marker for driving quality, is significantly worse in those who don't get the Zzzs they need.

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