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Here’s How To Keep Cool And Stay Safe During A Heat Wave

Scorching heat across the U.S. already has caused more than a dozen deaths in Texas alone and led to mounting misery for millions of people from the Pacific Northwest to the South.

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Hormone Patches Or Creams For Menopause Symptoms May Have Lower Blood Pressure Risk Than Pills

Women often use hormone therapy to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms — and new research suggests patches or creams may be safer for their blood pressure than pills.

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5 Important Questions To Ask To Help Prevent Falls

Despite the common belief, falls are not a normal part of aging, and they are largely preventable. In fact, the best way to prevent falls is with a proactive, team approach.

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Small Home Fixes Can Have A Big Impact On Safety

While you can’t eliminate every potential hazard, some small moves can have a huge impact on home safety. By Liz Weston NerdWallet If it ain’t broke, maybe you should fix it anyway. That’s the message consumer advocates and insurance experts want you to hear about your home’s hidden dangers. Too often, they say, people put […]

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Outdoor Safety Tips Keep Summer From Turning Into Bummer

Planning your summer activity bucket list? Before doing so, a little common sense and the right preparation will go a long way in keeping your summer plans safe and fun.

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Why We Wrongly Believe Our Friends Will Protect Us From COVID

People may feel less vulnerable and take fewer safety precautions about COVID-19 when they are with, or even just think about, their friends instead of acquaintances or strangers, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.  

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