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A dangerous pest is spreading across the US

Kissing bugs have a cute name for something that can be quite dangerous

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Food safety: look out when you cook out

Food safety: look out when you cook out

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Low-quality counterfeit goods could prove dangerous

IP surrounds us every day. But chances are you don’t know what it means for your own safety

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Now you’re cooking with gas … safely

Helpful tips to prevent injuries with gas appliances

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Quiz: Is your home safe?

Find out whether or not your home has you out of harm’s way

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Reduce, recycle and reuse plastic to keep the world wild

This Earth Day, think about how you can help make a sustainable world.

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Quiz: Are you safe in your backyard?

Find out if you’re safe outside

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Lightning is frightening; protect yourself and your home

How to prepare your home from lightning storms

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Conserve water, save the future

World Water Day reminds everyone it’s our responsibility to conserve water

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Where there’s smoke, there should be smoke alarms

As time springs forward, stay ahead of fire safety

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Give yourself a break at work!

Small breaks increase workplace health and happiness

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Healthy tips to prevent allergies while dining out

Follow these “well-done” tips on how to prevent allergic attacks at restaurants

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Get charged up about battery safety

Staying safe with lithium-ion batteries

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How UL tests diapers with sophisticated sniff tests

An inside look at one of UL’s scientific product evaluations

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6 tips to stay healthy and avoid getting sick this winter

UL’s employee workplace health and safety expert weighs in on how to prevent the norovirus