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safety

Basketball 411: Focus on training, gear

If you want injury-free hoops play, build a solid regimen—and trade those showy shoes for something practical.

Cozy up to the fire—carefully

A warm fireplace is a welcome invitation to friends and family amid a blustery winter, but you should never lose sight of safety.

Low temps, little bundles

No matter what Old Man Winter throws at you, a few smart precautions will ensure your little ones stay warm when you take them out and about.

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.