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on Tue, October 28, 2014
Don’t get “tricked” this Halloween when it comes to child safety. Safe Kids Kansas and the Office of the State Fire Marshal remind that pedestrian accidents,...
on Thu, October 09, 2014
Halloween is a popular party night for children and adults alike. When Halloween falls on a week night, the parties tend to be planned for the weekends...
on Thu, October 09, 2014
Should I be worried about being bitten by a brown recluse spider? After a co-worker experienced a nasty reaction to being bitten by one, including several...
on Sat, September 20, 2014
Imagine your young child is in a bedroom playing alone. He sees something he wants on a bookshelf next to the TV, but he can’t reach it — not without help....
Seat belt
on Sun, January 19, 2014
I know most of you are saying “I already do that,” and that is great news, but read on to learn just a little more about seat belts and see if you are using...
shoulder injuries
on Mon, September 16, 2013
A co-worker recently told me that her 18-month-old daughter loves to play on the monkey bars. She mostly just hangs there, no swinging.  Her question to me was...
roller skating safety
on Tue, September 03, 2013
Skateboarding and inline or quad roller skating were once considered unusual sports but have increased in popularity among many age groups. Prior to joining my...
Tornado
on Tue, April 16, 2013
Severe weather season is upon us.  Is your family prepared should severe weather develop? Consider the following for your emergency plan: Where is the...
winter weather driving
on Fri, January 25, 2013
As an Eagle Scout, my boyfriend is always harping on the importance of being prepared. He's prepared to the degree that we have an oil lamp just in case we...
Thanksgiving driving tips
on Wed, November 21, 2012
With many of us hitting the highways to join friends and family for Thanksgiving, it’s important to make sure you’re ready for the drive.  Did you know that...

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