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How to Keep Your Kid from Falling Off the Furniture

More than a million children a year tumble off changing tables, beds and highchairs — and land in the hospital.

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How To Find The Best Water Filter For Your Kitchen Faucet

Use these tips to buy one that will remove the impurities in your water supply.

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How to Use a Space Heater without Causing a Fire

Those portable heaters may be convenient for warming up a chilly room, but they’re hazardous, too.

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Portable Generators to Blame for Hundreds of Carbon Monoxide Deaths

Protect yourself by making sure you’re using yours safely.

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Are Your Kitchen Knives Destined to Slice You?

Why dull knives are dastardly, and how to keep yours sharp.

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Electric Blankets Are Cozy, But Are They Safe?

Learn the truth about the health risks, plus how to prevent burns, fire and shock.

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Carbo-loading or Snowmageddon?

Residents all along the Eastern seaboard are stockpiling food, water, shovels and batteries in preparation for storm Juno, aka the blizzard of 2015.

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What’s Hiding in Your Mattress?

A guide to the not-so-scary and just plain terrifying things that have made their way under your covers.

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9 Things You Probably Didn't Know You Could Recycle

How to keep bras, Crocs, Nikes and pantyhose out of landfills

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How to Secure Your Home Against Burglars

Reduce the risk of property theft — and worse — by “target hardening” your home

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The Lowdown on LED Light Bulbs and Insomnia

Change a light bulb, change your mood?

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Plastic: A Bunch of Seriously Good Reasons to Just Say No

Get your green on and limit your plastic use with these tips.

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9 Simple Hacks For A Hazard-Free Kitchen

Easy ways to make everything from food prep to cleanup safer and healthier.

Dog laying on a carpet.Dog laying on a carpet.

Clean Carpet, Healthy Pets: How to Have Both

Your four-legged friends and wall-to-wall carpets can live in fresh-smelling harmony with these safe-cleaning tips.

A home in the winter.A home in the winter.

Make Your Home Warmer — And Safer — This Winter

How to protect both your house and wallet when the temperature plunges.