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Stoves should not be used to heat your home and gas appliances should have adequate ventilation. (Photo: National Capitol Poison Center)

Breathe Easy

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning On Jan. 4, a 13-year-old girl died and dozens of people were injured by carbon monoxide poisoning in Perth Amboy, N.J. Locally, nine people were hospitalized for carbon monoxide exposure in mid-November when a three-story boardinghouse in the 500
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Resolutions often fail because they are not “focused, specific or organized. They need to be achievable and measurable on a daily basis. (Photo: University Cancer Centers)

Quitting Cigarettes

One of the Toughest New Year’s Resolutions Most New Year’s resolutions fail. A study by the United Kingdom’s Royal Society of Public Health found that that “quitting smoking is the most difficult resolution to keep.” Only 4 percent of those who attempt to quit smoking
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Out-of-town relatives or friends are often asked to babysit over the holidays. Have you adequately prepared them to deal with an emergency? (Photo: Stock)

Christmas Vacation

Is Your Holiday Babysitter Prepared? As parents tackle their holiday lists, one item may be especially important – finding a babysitter. Parents may ask friends or relatives, including those from out-of-town, to watch their young children while they shop, attend holiday functions
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