Staying Safe this July 4th: The Dos and Don'ts of Fireworks

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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July brings meaning to the lines from our national anthem, "...and the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in air." But watch out: The small-scale rockets and bombs that will be launched around the Fourth of July and Pioneer Day can result in injuries, burns, and a trip to the ER.

Weekend Warriors Don’t Have to be Weekend Wreckers

By Lance Madigan
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Let’s face it … by the weekend, each of us is ready to get out there, forget we have been sitting in the office the last five days, and get at it. It might be cycling, climbing, competitive sports or even trying to tackle that yard or garden.  But how do you prevent the recreation from coming back to haunt you for the rest of next week?

4 Ways to Keep Yourself and Family out of the ER on Memorial Day Weekend

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Memorial Day marks the official start of summer – meaning more people will hit the road, visit their neighborhood swimming pool, have a family BBQ, venture out to the backcountry or ride the trails on ATVs. Each of those popular summertime activities pose a risk of injury or death, leading to an unplanned visit to the ER.