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Winter safety tips for super cold days by Kiwi Patient Expert Posted Mon 24 Jan 2011 11:01am by kiwilog Last week, it was -46 degrees in Minnesota. Today, New York City’s in the single digits. Even in my cactus- and palm tree-filled Austin, the mercury dropped to 28 degrees overnight on Friday. Couple these unbearable temps with the piles upon piles of snow that have fallen over most parts of ... Read on »
Winter Safety Tips for your Pet by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted Mon 02 Feb 2009 5:47am orth Shore Animal League America Experts Offer Winter Tips for Your Pets – Winter can be a marvelous time of year, especially for pets who love the outdoors. However, we must not forget the hazards that this season brings for our best friends. The pet experts at North Shore Animal League America , the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and ... Read on »
Winter Safety; Lighting Up the Sky by Donald Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 3:04pm “I just want to be where you are tonight - I run in the dark looking for some light – And how will we know if we just don't try – We won't ever know - Let me light up the sky, light it up for you.” - Yellowcard, “Light Up the Sky” (video after post) In case you haven’t noticed, it’s getting darker out there. Early sunsets and late ... Read on »
Winter health and safety tips for the Green Dog! by Johann The Dog Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Jan 2011 8:50am Winter is here!!! And we wanted to remind you of some of our Green Dog Winter Survival Tips! There are a lot of dangers in the winter months for us dogs. Here are our top tips for keeping your green dog, or aspiring green dog safer during this time of the year. #1 Salt and other chemicals used to melt snow and ice are really very unheal ... Read on »
Winter Sports Safety by Medline Plus Posted Fri 11 Jan 2013 9:50am Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sports Fitness , Sports Safety Read on »
Winter Fire Safety Tips by Cascia T. Posted Wed 02 Oct 2013 12:00pm According to the U.S Fire Administration and Fema, fire claims the lives of 3,400 Americans, injures 17,500, and causes billions of dollars worth of damage each year. A large percentage of those fires occur in the winter time and are preventable if... Click on the title above to read more Read on »
Traveling to Sochi for the Winter Olympics? Sign up for Safety Alerts by USA.gov Posted Mon 03 Feb 2014 3:00pm If you’re a U.S. citizen traveling to Sochi for the Winter Olympics, enroll in http://step.state.gov to receive safety and security announcements from the U.S. Embassy in Russia. Read on »
WINTER HOME ENTERTAINING SAFETY: Top WAYS to Keep Your Celebration Safe by Cascia T. Posted Fri 11 Feb 2011 12:35pm It’s the time of year to come in from the cold and enjoy a casual evening with friends and family. Whether it’s the Academy Awards, the 2010 Olympic Games or the season premiere of Survivor, winter... Please visit The Healthy Moms Magazine for the complete article. Read on »
It's still time for sun safety. Even in winter. by Healthy-Clues .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 7:49pm It does seem weird to think about sun protection in the dead of winter, doesn't it? But the problem is, we are still at risk for skin damage during those cold and blustery months. Particularly because a great deal of UV gets through those clouds and MOST particularly because people don't think to protect themselves when it's not hot and sweltering ... Read on »
Helping Out Elders in Winter by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted Thu 12 Dec 2013 8:30am Although we are finally heading back into the low 40s Farenheit today, like much of the United States for the past week or 10 days, my area has suffered frigid, below freezing weather 24/7. Unusual for northwest Oregon. Perhaps I am more tuned to elders and cold weather because my 92-year-old grandmother, many years ago, froze to death in ... Read on »