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Do you have a winter weather emergency plan?

Is your family prepared for winter emergencies?As digits are dropping to record lows across the country, winter weather can mean significant and sudden drops in temperatures and very serious winter storms. It is important to be prepared so that you can stay safe and healthy during the winter months.

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Patient safety starts with you

Patient involvement reduces medical errorsHealth care is not always as safe as we would like it to be. More than 10 years ago, the Institute of Medicine came out with a groundbreaking report that found that as many as 44,000 to 98,000 people die in American hospitals each year as a result of medical errors. What can consumers do to make sure they have a safe experience when they get health care?

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Top ten toy safety tips

With all the news in recent years of dangers uncovered in children's toys, what's a parent to do? Follow this advice.

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