March 18, 2014

Prevent Poisonings!

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National Poison Prevention Week: March 16 – 22, 2014 Do you know what poisonous substances are lurking in your home? Are household cleaners and prescription drugs out of reach of children? Poisoning is now the leading cause of death from injuries in the United States, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.1 […]

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October 22, 2013

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Goes Global!

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Protecting our children is any parent’s highest priority, but there is a hidden danger in our homes that can harm their health and their futures. It’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week – a time we set aside every year to reinforce an important message about an environmental enemy that attacks hundreds of thousands of our […]

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April 22, 2013

Earth Day 2013 – Make a Difference

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For many, climate change is seen as only an outdoor issue involving extreme weather and melting icebergs. For others, climate change can often seem remote– a vague and complex problem far off in the distance that our grandchildren will have to solve.  Still others see today’s global climate issues as massive and hard to tackle. […]

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March 29, 2013

National Public Health Week

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Public health touches every aspect of our lives, from carbon monoxide and smoke detectors affixed to the ceiling in our homes, to the child-proof latches that keep dangerous chemicals out of little hands, and the water we drink and air we breathe when we’re at home.  It impacts our children, our families, and our communities. […]

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February 5, 2013

Improving the safety of your home

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A home has a unique and vital place in our everyday lives. It is generally where we spend more time than anywhere else, where our children live and play, where friends and family gather to celebrate, and where we seek refuge and safety. But it is also estimated that over 30 million U.S. homes have […]

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