Tag: holiday safety

Fireworks Safety Tips (With Infographic)

New Year’s Eve may not generate as many fireworks gatherings for the family as the Fourth of July does, but...

December 30, 2016

‘Home Alone’ Safety Tips (Infographic)

It's that time of year when school is out for the holiday season and parents may have to leave their...

December 21, 2016

Think Before You Drink at Holiday Gatherings...

Whether it's an official office holiday party or a celebration with family and friends, avoiding excessive alcohol consumption can save...

December 20, 2016

Serving Up A Safe Thanksgiving: Cooking Safety...

Medical and safety experts alike urge those cooking in the kitchen or outdoor with a turkey fryer to heed safety...

November 23, 2016

Healthy Cookouts: 10 Safe Food-Handling Tips

On the Fourth of July, family picnics and cookouts are popular traditions. To keep cookouts healthy and fun, be sure to...

June 23, 2016

Watch Now: Holiday Fireworks & Burn Safety...

(Caption: Ricardo Castrellon, M.D., a plastic surgeon, spoke to the Baptist Health South Florida news team about fire safety and...

December 15, 2015

Know Your Limits

Alcohol abuse can masquerade as holiday cheer during parties and family dinners. That’s especially true if you face a marathon...

December 19, 2014

Social Jet Lag & Sleep: Is Your...

Staying out until the wee hours and then sleeping in on the weekends can cause “social jet lag.” This sleep...

December 9, 2014

Safe Travel: Driving While Alert

Safety tips about toys, candles, electric lights and drunk-driving are important messages during the holiday season. But warnings about the...

December 20, 2013

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