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10 Essential Emergency Planning Pointers

Now that the first Atlantic hurricane of 2014 has officially come and gone, here are some emergency planning pointers to help you prepare for a natural disaster in your area: 1. Know your enemy: Re…

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13 Clever Camping Hacks to Make the Outdoors More Fun

Camping is a fun way to step out of social media and get back in touch with the Great Outdoors. Unfortunately, some equate camping with incredibly heavy packs, hoards of bloodthirsty mosquitos, and di…

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Disaster Preparation for Pets

Personally, I don't care much for thinking about disasters. I put together an emergency kit for my family, promptly stuffed it in the closet and quickly worked on forgetting about it. Somehow it just…

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Understanding The Energy Of Earthquakes

In 2010, we saw floods in Pakistan, China and the United States, a massive earthquake in Haiti, crippling heatwaves in Russia, and massive ice melts in the Arctic...not to mention that it was the hott…

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Are You Ready For Global Wildfire Awareness Week?

May 1st marks the beginning of the International Association of Wildland Fire's (IAWF) Global Wildfire Awareness Week. The event will be celebrated all over the Northern Hemisphere, and runs until May…

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8 First Aid Emergencies and the Myths That Make Them Worse

Health Watch Center via DivineCaroline Emergencies don't come with warning bells. They strike at unexpected moments and your response, or lack thereof, could determine how things come out in th…

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7 Dangerous Health Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

The sudden death of actress Natasha Richardson not only came as a tragic shock but as a warning to all that seemingly mild symptoms can sometimes be fatal. True, no one wants to rush off to the ER at …

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Are You Ready.gov?

I was a little shocked but pleasantly surprised when I saw the recent commercials urging people to prepare for emergencies. The commercials end by encouraging people to log onto Ready.gov to learn mo…

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Protect Your Pets from Poisons

My wife and I had a scary experience happen to us two weeks ago. It highlights the importance of considering all loved ones when creating a safe home--including ones with four legs. My wife and I h…

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Green Tips from Bill Trash

Every month I carefully set aside the bills until they all arrive. Then I ignore them for as long as I can. Eventually my conscience starts to get the better of me. "Don't let the checks be late. …

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