safety

  1. Living

    Simple safety for traveling abroad

    Such a delight. Time for your trip abroad has arrived. You have been planning for months. Accommodations have been made and your...
  2. K-12

    With funding, this high school senior's invention may prevent child hot-car deaths

    On average, 44 children die every year after being left in hot cars. A high school senior from New Mexico created a safety device...
  3. Sex

    This device can detect date rape drugs in your drink

    The Personal Drink Identification Device, also known as pd.id., can't tell you what kind of rum is in your mojito — but it can tell...
  4. Living

    7 Tips for a safer summer

    Summer and fun go hand in hand. Whether you are splashing at the pool, sunning on the beach, attending a family or class reunion,...
  5. Parenting

    I left my toddler in a hot car

    Dozens of kids die in hot cars every year. For this mom, every new story brings back her near-brush with tragedy.
  6. Home Safety

    Could your electrical outlet set your home on fire?

    It's probably no secret that your outlet is capable of causing a fire, but the dangers may be higher than you think, especially if...
  7. Health & Wellness

    Fire up the grill: Pink slime burgers are back

    It was one of the first viral videos: Who can forget all the news footage of machines spewing slimy "meat" that was a pink just shy...
  8. Tips & Advice

    Bulletproof blankets aren't a crazy idea

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    On average, a shooting in or near a school is happening once every five weeks. I no longer believe my kids are immune to violence in...
  9. Parenting

    Don't be surprised if your kids know about Slender Man

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    A brutal attempted murder is linked to online fantasy horror fiction. How do we talk to our kids about what they're reading and...
  10. K-12

    Serious injuries after bounce house flies away

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    Neighbors looked on, horrified, as a bounce house with kids inside was ripped away from its anchors and lifted to as high as 50 feet...
  11. Tips & Advice

    Survival training for school?

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    Lockdown drills have become commonplace in our schools, and our children are fully aware there is the potential for a school...
  12. Tips & Advice

    Parents criticized after Navy rescues sick baby at sea

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    The U.S. Navy rescued a family at sea on Sunday evening after their 1-year-old baby became frighteningly sick. The child was aboard...
  13. Living

    Scary auto recalls every mom should know about

    Check out this list of recent auto and car seat recalls to make sure your vehicle is always in top-notch shape.
  14. K-12

    How to protect your child from medical errors

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    As a parent, you should feel secure bringing your child to the hospital when he's sick or in need of surgery. But with hospital...
  15. Baby

    Understand the risks of secondhand baby gear

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    During Baby Safety Awareness Month, learn more about the risks of secondhand baby gear. Find out how to be frugal without putting...
  16. K-12

    How to track your kids’ whereabouts

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    With the recent media attention surrounding child abduction cases, many parents are turning to GPS tracking devices for their kids...
  17. K-12

    Your child’s first time riding the bus

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    Don’t get nervous about your child’s first time riding the school bus. Try these tips to overcome your nerves and teach...
  18. School & Education

    Safety tips for college students

    If you're going off to college or have a kid who is, there are a few precautions you should know now since Mom and Dad aren't there...
  19. Dating

    3 Creepy things stalkers can do with your phone number

    It's easy to feel secure when you're using your phone, but your privacy can be violated by cyber snoops with the right resources....
  20. Home

    6 Surprising sources of toxic fumes

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    Are you playing it safe when it comes to toxic fumes? Find out if one of these top offenders is poisoning the air in your home.