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Can pets keep you healthy?

  Sure, you take great care of your pets – you feed them, walk them and love them – but have you ever thought about what…

Heat Safety Blog

Heat Safety

BEAT THE HEAT! Summer means heat indexes of 105 degrees Fahrenheit and heat-related illnesses. Heat is the deadliest weather event – killing an average of 658 people in…


Tips for Mower Safety

Watch out, kids! Each year many children are injured severely by lawn mowers. The American Academy of Pediatrics noted that there are over 17,000 lawn mower…