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Seasonal Tips

autumn-houseFall Safety Tips

Clean your chimneys and check furnace to get ready for heating.

Winter Fires – Safety Tips for the Home

Test your CO detector and smoke detector.

How to use space heaters.

Check and replace fire extinguishers.

 


Allergies!

Allergies in childrenallergy – Information from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network – learn about allergies and sign up for a newsletter.

Allergies Health Center: WebMD

Something in the air  from National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Allergy Facts from MedicineNet

What are allergy shots from Mayo Clinic


falling9Home Safety

According to the National Safety Counselin 2007, more than 21,700 Americans died as a result of falls and more than 7.9 million were injured by a fall including over 1.8 million older adults who had a fall-related injury that resulted in an emergency room visit. Only 50% of older people who have fractured their hip return home to independent living.

See the statistics and ways to prevent falls in the home.

Keeping your home safe from the New York State Department of Health.