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When you have arthritis, getting dressed can wear you out before your day even begins. Learn how to make getting dressed easier on your joints.
Some diabetes drugs and medical supplies are especially sensitive to temperature and moisture changes. Learn how to safely transport and store your medications.
Tornadoes can hit anywhere–and any time. Here's what you need to do when you hear a warning.
Simple, everyday activities like taking a shower can be a challenge for people with arthritis. Here's how to make your home more livable.
From an electronic "neighbor" to a talking computer that checks vital signs, new devices can help older people stay in their homes safely.
All dogs are capable of biting in certain situations. Here are a few tips to stay safe and help you read doggie body language.
Are reused plastic bottles hazardous to your health? Our Healthy Skeptic separates truth from rumors.
Don’t wait for your next doctor’s visit to track your blood pressure. Here are some tips on finding the right home blood pressure monitor.
Should you keep your medications in the bathroom medicine chest or the fridge? Pharmacist Doug White shows you whereand howto store your medicines so they stay effective.
Thousands of children end up in emergency rooms each year thanks to poorly set up and maintained playground equipment. Here's how to keep your home playset safe for your kids.
Electrical problems are a major cause of house fires. Here's how to spot and safeguard against electrical hazards in your home.
You can’t see, smell or taste it, but carbon monoxide can be deadly in your home. Handyman Jay Baker shows you ways to protect yourself and your family.
Falls at home injure or kill thousands of adults every year. But there are simple things like securing stairways and using non-slip mats in your bathrooms you can do to prevent falls and keep your home safe.
Gardening can be a great way to burn calories and relieve stress. But it can also be hazardous. Here's how to protect yourself.