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Holiday Decorating Safety

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Although decorative lights are great for getting your home ready for the holidays, they can also present a safety risk if they aren’t displayed and maintained properly. Your home’s electrical systems can be overloaded if you use too many lights in one electrical socket, and displaying lights outside can be dangerous if you put up … More

Buying Travel Insurance for the Holidays

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As the holidays approach, many people will find themselves traveling to see friends and family. Unfortunately, some unforeseen problems—such as bad weather, injury, illness or other last-minute emergencies—may mean you need to alter or cancel your travel plans. If you’re traveling this holiday season and you’re concerned that you might have to absorb the costs … More

Food Safety During the Holidays

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Often, the holiday season means big meals with lots of friends and family. However, that also means that, with all of that extra cooking, there might be an increased chance of unsafe food handling practices. So in case you need a refresher, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) offers these four tips for food safety … More

Top Holiday Shopping Scams

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With the holidays approaching, odds are you might be doing some more shopping than usual. Unfortunately, that means that scam artists will also be trying to cash in. In order to stay safe during the holidays, watch out for these common holiday shopping scams Package theft. In 2015, the United States Postal Service alone delivered … More

Smoking Cessation Methods

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Quitting smoking can have a number of positive effects on your health. However, doing so can be quite difficult. According to a number of studies, it may take someone who smokes multiple attempts at quitting before he or she finally kicks the habit for good. Fortunately, there are a number of smoking cessation methods available … More

4 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Business Emails

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Regardless of your profession, odds are that at least some of your business communications occur over email. That’s why it’s important to remember that your email skills—or lack thereof—will probably reflect on your professional reputation. That’s why you should take a moment to make sure you’re not making these 4 common mistakes to avoid in … More

Eye Safety at Work

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 20,000 eye injuries in the workplace each year. Eye injuries can be expensive; OSHA estimates that employers lose more than $300 million each year in lost productivity, medical treatment and workers’ compensation expenses. Because vision is so important to so many activities, eye … More

Tips for Eating Out With Celiac Disease

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Eating out with celiac disease can seem like a daunting task, especially after you’ve first been diagnosed. While gluten-free dining has grown in popularity over the past few years, there are still many things you should be aware of when eating out. In recognition of Celiac Disease Awareness Month in October, below are some things … More

Fire Safety for Your Home

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Unfortunately, thousands of people are injured or die from house fires every year. In order to protect your home and your family, it’s important to know the basics about house fires. A small flame can grow into an uncontrollable inferno in as little as 30 seconds, and can reach temperatures of up to 600 degrees. … More

Workplace Bullying

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Although bullying is commonly applied to children, bullying and harassment in the workplace is a serious problem. Harassment can take the form of stereotypes, slurs or hurtful jokes, and can often go unrecognized. After all, there’s a thin line between regular workplace banter and a comment that goes too far. Since you probably interact with … More

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