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on Thu, November 13, 2014
As I drove home along East 21st Street last night, I passed two young deer standing just a few yards back from the busy road. With numerous farmsteads and...
on Wed, November 12, 2014
Many parents have had the experience of a little one falling and hitting their head. Most of the time it’s a harmless injury that mostly just frightens the...
Laundry detergent pods
on Mon, November 10, 2014
Have you ever used laundry detergent pods when doing laundry? It’s a convenient way to store and use laundry detergent, but the colorful, candy-like...
Carbon monoxide alarm
on Thu, November 06, 2014
The arrival of colder weather means it’s time to begin using fuel-burning appliances. These appliances include furnaces, ovens, space heaters, generators,...
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...

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