Hazards in the Home

Hazards in the Home

Home may be where the heart is, but it is also – unfortunately – where a whole host of hazards are. We have come a long way over the years, bringing awareness and enforcing legislation for things like asbestos, lead paint, radon and carbon monoxide, but...
When the Deer are not So Dear: Lyme Disease Alert

When the Deer are not So Dear: Lyme Disease Alert

Bambi is not your friend, and this column is no joke. 1. What wild animal kills the most people? Deer. Because of automobile accidents. 2. What wild animal spreads most disease to people? Deer. Lyme Disease and others. 3. If you find a tick attached to you, especially...
Dog in the Home – A Brief Checklist

Dog in the Home – A Brief Checklist

Thinking of adding a four-pawed friend to the family? You’re not alone. According to the Humane Society, there are around 78.2 million owned dogs in the United States and 39% of homes have at least one dog. While it may be relatively easy to become a dog owner,...
Dog in the Home – A Brief Checklist

Holiday Safety and Fire Prevention

It’s the Holidays! It’s the time for eggnog, caroling, presents and sappy movies starring Jimmy Stewart! It’s also the time for tragic falls from ladders, house fires and accidental ingestions. Want to keep this Holiday joyful and mishap-free? Follow...
Hazards in the Home

Disaster Relief for Hurricane Sandy

Although the East Coast is not completely out of the harm’s way, response teams have been pouring in to help victim’s of Hurricane/Superstorm Sandy. Preliminary death tolls are as high as 33 and the commercial and residential damages will take weeks to add...