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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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Although blizzards like 2010's Snowmageddon aren't common in the DMV, it is still good to be prepared. (Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid/Wikimedia)

Plan Ahead

Be Prepared for All Types of Emergencies Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have left many outside their paths thinking about how they might prepare for a weather emergency. The DMV may not be located in tornado alley or the eye of most hurricanes, but its four seasons serve up plenty of
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Bigger sunglasses offer more protection because they cover more of your eyes and face. (Photo: Alvaro Beamud Cortes)

Eye Protection

Sunglasses Protect Eyes from Skin Cancer You are running to the grocery store and forget your sunglasses. Do you run back to get them or will you be fine since it is a quick trip? The sun is blazing hot, and you can feel your face getting sunburned. Plus, you think, “Are
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