Choking occurs when food or a small object becomes lodged in the back of a person's throat, blocking the airway and preventing oxygen from reaching the lungs and brain. Choking can lead to respiratory arrests and sometimes heart attack, especially in children. It's a terrifying, panic-inducing experience, and it's more co...

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False alarms can be a problem for owners of monitored home alarm systems, and they can be frustrating to both homeowners and local law enforcement. Some cities and towns even issue fines when officers are dispatched to homes due to false alarms. Unfortunately, when homeowners aren't educated about the causes of false ala...

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No matter where you live or what economic times are like, burglaries occur every day. In order to make life harder for burglars, you have to think like a burglar, understand things that cause a burglar to choose one target over another, and do what you can to reduce an intruder's opportunities for getting inside ...

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6 Home Security Tips for Single Moms When it comes to keeping your home safe, there are a few things you never want to compromise on, like home security alarms. Home alarm systems can provide an essential layer of support during times of need and ...

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Home security is a priority for citizens across the U.S., but it can be an area of particular concern for working women. If you're a female member of the workforce and you live alone, you know how important it is to protect your house. These five security tips can help ensure that you feel safe while you aren’t h...

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It's no secret that cars are a big investment, and many people put a lot of time and effort into maintaining their vehicles to run efficiently, look good and get them from point A to point B. But no matter how much time you put into your car, all of your efforts could be for naught if a car thief manages to break into you...

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Likely you’ve prepared for large-scale emergencies to keep your family safe at home. However, the threat of carbon monoxide poisoning is often overlooked. Exposure to carbon monoxide puts you and your family at great risk that is potentially fatal. Often, CO inhalation happens before you realize something is amiss. By i...

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Sudden power outages can pose a variety of challenges, and can be a source for major anxiety and frustration for homeowners. During a power outage, the personal safety methods that people may otherwise embrace could be challenged. The following five safety tips can help people overcome problems that arise during power out...

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According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2.18 million burglaries occurred in the U.S. in 2011, the most recent year that statistics were made available. These crimes res...

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As you prepare for your summer vacation and run through a summer vacation checklist to prepare for your trip, you will need to do many things to prepare your home for your departure.  While many people remember to take out the trash, empty the re...

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