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Protecting Your Family from Dangerous Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)

Home furnishings, cleaners and other common household items can harm your health

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12 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Use for Earth Day

Save money and lower your carbon footprint with these steps

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Save Money and the Planet: Reduce Your Family’s Food Waste

40 percent of U.S. food is wasted, with dire costs

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Is That Product Healthy?

Find out easily with the free GoodGuide® app

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8 Tips to Get Your Bike — and You — Ready for Spring

A safety checklist for road or trail riding.

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Water Leak Detectors Can Help Save Your Home from Disaster

A broken pipe or appliance can quickly do massive damage

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Fire Research: Improving Smoke Alarms and Saving Lives

Enhanced requirements better address nuisance signaling and the modern home furnishings

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7 Tips for Avoiding the Flu and Other Illnesses at Work

7 Tips for Avoiding the Flu and Other Illnesses at Work

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UL Sets Safer Standards for Portable Generators

When misused, today’s portable generators can release enough carbon monoxide to kill in minutes

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Valentine's Day Gifts that Might Harm Your Pets

Valentine’s Day traditions and delicacies may pose a risk to your pets. Find out how you can be a good pet parent and still have a worry-free romantic date.

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Is Your Wood Floor Coating Safe? A New Study Explains

Learn how to choose a safer wood floor coating, paint and other solvents

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Actions to Take Now During Flu Season

Prevention matters, as does knowing when to go to the ER

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10 Essential Winter Driving Tips

In ‘ice and snow, take it slow,’ and other advice from experts.

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4 Dangerous Home Heating Mistakes to Avoid

Stay safe and warm this winter

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The Tools You Need to Survive a Snowstorm

Pack a car winter kit today to stay safe