Safety & Public Health

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Often called “the silent killer,” carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that can be fatal when inhaled. Smoke from fires, backdrafts from blocked

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Whiplash

About 1 million people suffer from whiplash injuries each year, usually after being involved in minor fender-benders. Yet for the numerous whiplash cases reported, it

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Bottlefeeding Tips

How to bottle-feed a baby isn’t always clear, especially if you’ve never handled a bottle before. There’s the question of how much should you give

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Kids and Guns

Guns are 100 percent safe for kids — as long as the guns are unloaded, locked away, and never touched. But as soon as a

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Storing Your Medicine

Oxygen, light, and water are among the substances that humans need to survive. However, those same life-affirming elements can be destructive if they’re present where

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Hospital Workers

When 51-year-old Bob Lewis worked as a nursing assistant on the teen psychiatric unit at St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco for more than

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