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Is Your Fireplace Safe?

As you light up your fireplace this winter, avert disaster by avoiding these 6 mistakes.

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How to Help Your Aging Parent Avoid Falls

6 ways to dramatically reduce the risk of falls in older adults, from adjusting medications to taking strength and balance classes.

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Prepare Your House for Winter Storms

Is your home prepared for winter weather? Here are the supplies and strategies you’ll need to deal with snow and ice storms.

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The Safe Way to Use a Humidifier

How to moisten dry indoor air without making you or your family sick.

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Disaster-Proof Your Holiday Decor

Celebrate the holidays safely with these smart tips for decorating the house, trimming the tree and using the fireplace.

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Be Tree Smart This Christmas

Whether your Christmas tree is fresh or artificial, follow these precautions for putting it up and decorating it the safe way.

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First-Year Guide to Babyproofing Your Home

How to keep your little one safe as he grows from infant to toddler.

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Home Safety Checklist: What to Do When

From testing your smoke alarm to changing the batteries in your carbon monoxide detector, use this home safety checklist to learn what to do when.

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How to Make a Home Fire Escape Plan

Would you and your family know what to do in case of a house fire? Learn how to create a plan for keeping loved ones safe.

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Is Your Family Protected?

Most of us are pretty good about having smoke detectors — and even replacing the batteries regularly. But protecting the family from carbon monoxide may be a di

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Quiz: Test Your Holiday Safety Smarts

Test your safety smarts about the Christmas tree, decorating and lights, turkey and more with this holiday quiz.