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Child Drowning Deaths Hit a Record High in Florida in 2021

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According to the Department of Children and Families, more children under the age of five died due to drowning in Florida than in any other state. Child drownings increased in…

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Teens and Young Adults Are Dying From Fentanyl-Laced Opioids Purchased Through Social Media

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Police say the vast majority of opioids such as Percocet and Xanax purchased through social media sites are laced with the dangerous additive fentanyl. Of the 108,000 drug-related fatalities reported…

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Teen Safety Tips for Prom and Graduation Season

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From underage drinking to driving under the influence, parents of teenagers are understandably nervous as prom and graduation season draws near. Between the months of May and August, the greatest…

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Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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At least 430 people die from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning each year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Carbon monoxide is an insidious toxin in that it…

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Railroad Crossing Safety Tips

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Since most trains take a mile or more to come to a complete stop it is up to drivers to know when it is safe to drive through a railroad…

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Family Fire Safety Tips

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More than one-quarter of fires reported in the United States between 2015 and 2019 occurred in the home. According to the National Fire Protection Agency, three-quarters of those fires resulted…

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What to do After a Florida Bicyclist or Pedestrian Accident

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Florida is the deadliest place for bicyclists and pedestrians, according to federal statistics. In 2008, out of all bicyclist and pedestrian fatalities in the United States, 11.1% of those pedestrian…

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Cyber Monday 2021 Online Shopping Safety Tips

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Cyber Monday 2021 will fall on November 29th. The sales event, which began in 2005 and follows Black Friday, now welcomes about 174 million shoppers a year. With the increase…

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Avoid Car Accidents This Thanksgiving Holiday

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In 2020, the National Safety Council estimated that about 485 people would die on U.S. roadways during the Thanksgiving holiday. Fatality rates are higher during Thanksgiving as more individuals drive.…

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2021 Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips for South Florida

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Trick-or-treating on Halloween in 2021 is an activity that many kids are looking forward to as we begin to get back into the swing of traditions. While parents may be…

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2021 Holiday Travel Safety Tips

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People are on the move again across the U.S. and internationally, booking trips at rates the travel industry has not seen over the past two years because of the pandemic.…

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Avoid Tragic Fireworks Accidents During Fourth of July Weekend

Avoid Tragic Fireworks Accidents During Fourth of July Weekend

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Many of us are looking forward to the upcoming Fourth of July weekend as a time for celebrating U.S. independence and freedom with friends and family. Independence Day traditionally calls…

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pool safety

Put Family First with 5 Pool Safety Tips this Summer

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Summer has arrived. For many of us here in Florida, that means our recreational plans will frequently involve being in, on, or around water. Backyard and neighborhood pools will soon…

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Texting & Walking Teens at Higher Risk for Pedestrian Injuries

Texting & Walking Teens at Higher Risk for Pedestrian Injuries

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Walking along our roadways can be a dangerous activity at every age, especially when considering that the number of vehicles on the road and the distance we travel continues to…

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holiday shopping

10 Tips for Online Holiday Shopping Safety

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These days, we can click a few buttons on our phone or computer and have products delivered directly to our front door within hours of purchasing. On top of the…

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thanksgiving tips

5 Tips To Help You Enjoy Thanksgiving Safely in 2020

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The holidays have officially arrived and we are looking forward to celebrating Thanksgiving with our loved ones. While this year’s holiday may be a little different than what most of…

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8 Rideshare Safety Tips

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Rideshare services including Uber and Lyft have become a valuable transportation resource in our day-to-day lives. They can help us get to the airport on time, go from home to…

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halloween

Keep Halloween 2020 Spooky and Safe

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The holidays are coming up on the calendar, and we plan on celebrating as best we can despite the special circumstances that we find ourselves in. However, the ways we…

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