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on Mon, July 25, 2016
Although farmers work with heavy, dangerous equipment and chemicals, people don’t often see farming as a hazardous profession. But for those who work in...
Heat illness
on Thu, July 21, 2016
We’ve been experiencing something of a heat wave for most of the past week here in Kansas. The biggest thing people need to realize when high temperatures hit...
Cookie dough
on Thu, June 30, 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that it’s not safe to eat raw cookie dough or batter. Most people have probably heard that eating raw...
Teen texting
on Wed, June 29, 2016
Congratulations to Hannah Buller, Emma Darrow and Yahaira Rutiaga, students at Goddard High School, who recently won a video contest through the southcentral...
Sparkler
on Sun, June 26, 2016
One way many people celebrate is by buying fireworks. While they can be pretty to look at, fireworks can be dangerous if not handled properly. It’s important...
Hot cars
on Tue, June 21, 2016
With the severe hot weather just starting to ramp up, we've already had 15 children in the US die from being left in hot vehicles. Safe Kids Wichita Area...
on Fri, June 17, 2016
While burn injuries can occur at any of year, summer is a time when we tend to see different types of preventable injuries, mostly due to outdoor activities...
Mosquito repellant
on Mon, May 23, 2016
Buzz. Buzz. When children get out of school for the summer, the buzzing you hear may be from insects and bugs outside instead of their cell phones and computer...
Medication disposal
on Tue, April 26, 2016
Saturday, April 30, is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event addresses a vital public safety and public health issue, as many Americans are not...
Infant in car seat
on Thu, March 24, 2016
We’ve all done it — gone grocery shopping with our infant and placed their infant carrier on top of the grocery cart. It even seems like the front basket is...

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