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Deadly Window Blinds: A Hidden Hazard in Your Home

Elisabeth is a 13-time Emmy-winner, a critically acclaimed personal finance author and a 20-year consumer advocate for programs such as Good Morning America and The Dr. Oz Show. Connect with…

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Many Parents Respond Incorrectly When Child Passes Out

It can be terrifying when a child passes out, especially because you often don’t know why and whether or not the child is in serious trouble. But losing consciousness is…

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Staying Safe With Snow on the Ground

If you’re living somewhere on the East Coast, you know that we got a lot of snow this past weekend. I was amazed waking up Saturday to see just how…

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How to Make Sure Your Drinking Water Is Safe

Access to safe and affordable water is considered one of our basic human rights. In the U.S. we are fortunate that the vast majority of us don’t have to think…

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Why You Should Ban Bumpers From Your Baby’s Room

Crib bumpers, the often colorful padding you wrap around the inside of a baby’s crib, may look like a good idea, but they aren’t. Intended as both a decoration and…

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8 Ways to Prevents Falls and Fractures

2016 is off to a great start and I hope you’ve been thinking about how you can improve your health in the New Year. If you haven’t already, check out…

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Purging Plastic: If You Can Do Only 3 Things, These Are the Ones

Elisabeth is a 13-time Emmy-winner, a critically acclaimed personal finance author and a 20-year consumer advocate for programs such as Good Morning America and The Dr. Oz Show. Connect with…

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Dealing With Burns on July 4th Weekend

July 4th has always been one of my favorite holidays. It embodies the spirit of family, reminds us of our roots as a country and provides a day filled with…

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Preventing Hip Fractures Is More About Preventing Falls

If you’re over the age of 65 or have a family member who is, you’ve probably heard about hip fractures. These breaks are far more common in the senior population…

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Staying Safe and Healthy on New Year’s Eve

Whether you like to “party” on New Year’s Eve or not, here are some tips to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy as you ring in 2015.

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