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Dry Drowning: Know the Warning Signs

Recently, the story of a child dying from what is called “dry drowning” took the Internet by storm. Dry drowning occurs when the vocal cords get irritated enough from taking in water through the nose or mouth that they spasm…

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Are You Taking Full Advantage of Your Premium Discounts?

As I’ve mentioned before, it’s hard to watch any sort of television program without seeing an insurance advertisement at some point. I also have already expressed my views on the commercials that attempt to be cute, so we won’t go there.

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Fireworks Safety Tips for the 4th

The Fourth of July is quickly approaching. People are stocking up on food, drinks, and fireworks. Fireworks are known for being fun and loud, but they can also be very dangerous. Here are some tips for staying safe if you…

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Swim Safely: Avoid Dock Shock

Summer months should be filled with family fun and many people spend time on freshwater ponds, pools, lakes, and rivers keeping cool. Swimming always comes with risks, but even those who don’t enter the water need to be aware of…

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Jump Into Summer Safely: Trampoline Tips

Now that school’s out for the summer, entertaining the kids becomes a full time job! When they’re not at camps, practices, etc. throughout the day, outside play is always a great option. Kids love jumping, and trampolines have maintained their…

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How to Stop Targeted Ads on Facebook

You probably already know that your Facebook news feed is full of advertisements. But have you ever been surprised to find advertisements for items you just searched for using your phone’s Internet browser?  Were you a little creeped out that Facebook could do…

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Summer is Coming: Tips for Outdoor Cooking

I’ve spent the last few months trying to warn everyone: Summer is coming. As a suburban dad, this means I only have two things on my mind: lawn maintenance and barbeque. Nothing ruins a good cookout faster than a trip…

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