Over the course of 20 years, North Carolina’s Booze It and Lose It campaign has taken over 1.5 million drunk drivers off our roads. Unfortunately, over 8,000 North Carolinians have still lost their lives to drunk drivers in that time. The best way to prevent DUIs in our state and around the country is by […]
Nursing home abuse can come in many different forms. That’s why it’s important that you watch for these common signs of abuse and neglect. Nursing home abuse and neglect is not just limited to physical abuse. It can also include emotional abuse such as yelling at a resident or bullying them.
You never know when a disaster could happen. They can destroy belongings, decimate homes, and take lives. Being prepared can help you and your family be safe and avoid catastrophic injuries. Here are some tips for supplies you should have on hand and what to do in several different disaster scenarios.
Each day, about 1,000 U.S citizens require emergency care treatment for dog bite injuries. That’s every 75 seconds. Many times, dog bites occur because people do not understand how to properly introduce themselves to dogs. Take a look at the Infographic below to see tips and tricks in approaching dogs. Avoiding Dog Bites: Ask permission from […]
Tips on Avoiding Dog Bites: Understanding a dog’s body language could help ensure you and your loved ones stay safe, and avoid dog bites. Know when and how to approach a dog, before ever letting your children near an unknown dog. Body language says a lot about how a dog is feeling. Take a look at […]
Most of us have hobbies that we enjoy. For some of us it’s something low-key, like scrapbooking or collecting things, for others it’s a more active enterprise, like scuba diving or mountain climbing. Then there are those of us who enjoy hobbies that can literally take us places; that get us out in the fresh […]
Some of us see motorcycles as unsafe nuisances. In reality, most motorcyclists take their safety very seriously. They wear the proper riding gear, use their blinkers to signal turns or lane changes, and refrain from dangerous riding practices like lane-splitting. A large portion of motorcycle accidents involve not just a bike but a passenger vehicle […]
The holidays are over, which means most of us are just getting back into the swing of things after the traditional holiday rush. As you move on and begin to tackle the first few weeks of 2016, be sure not to forget those New Year’s resolutions you made. One of the most popular New Year’s […]
Recalls are not an uncommon thing. We often hear warnings on the news or read stories online about toy, food, drug, and product recalls that can affect the health and wellness of thousands. One of the more common industries to issue large amounts of recalls is the automobile industry. U.S. car manufacturers saw a record […]
The holidays are here once again. It’s an exciting time of year, but for those struggling to get by, the holidays can be filled with more stress and worry than ever. This is the season of giving and if you can spare something for those less fortunate this holiday season, there are a number of […]