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First aid and safety

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Cases of Young Kids Accidentally Eating Marijuana Edibles Skyrockets
As states move to legalize the drug, learn why kids are at risk and how to keep them safe.

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Understanding Fatal and Non-Fatal Drowning
No, you can’t drown days after a water incident, but the risks of nonfatal drownings are very real. ...

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Akamai Beach Essentials and Safety Tips
Even kamaaina need a refresher on beach safety.

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4 Tips to Stay Warm and Safe in the Cold
A winter wonderland may be beautiful, but snow, ice and frigid temperatures can be dangerous. Her...

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Labor Day: Tips to Stay Out of the ER
It’s Labor Day! One last hurrah of a holiday before autumn, last chance to wear white (or s...

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8 First Aid Mistakes
Common injuries aren't treated as they once were.

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7 Signs It's Time for Knee or Hip Replacement
If you’re struggling to manage knee or hip pain, you may need to consider joint replacement surgery—...

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This Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Bad—Prepare With These Expert Tips
Find out how to protect your family and your property, when to evacuate, and more.

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6 Ways to Weather a Natural Disaster
You can't stop them, but you might be able to plan for them.