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The dangers of summer fun

Aug 8, 2012
Some of America's favorite summertime activities may be fun, but they come with a lot of risks.
Posted In: summer, safety, death, recreation, swimming, biking

Handguns and the economics of safety

Jun 22, 2012
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland heads to the shooting range to learn about the cost of gun ownership and home safety (and takes on a zombie while she's at it)
Posted In: gun, safety, personal security

Throw out that milk: A guide to food expiration dates

Jun 8, 2012
You buy food, it sits in your fridge, and you wonder what to throw out when. Finally, here's a definitive guide to expiration dates that goes beyond what's printed on the carton.
Posted In: Food, safety

The ultra-connected car of the future

Jan 11, 2012
Will a wired up car make you safer or more at-risk?
Posted In: CES, cars, SYNC, apps, safety

This fashion could save your life

Sep 23, 2011
Mother loves to ride her bike, but she can't stand the helmet-head she gets while protecting her noggin. The solution: Hövding. Fashion designers...
Posted In: bicycle, fashion, helmet, safety

Cell phones are a huge road hazard

Jul 8, 2011
Did we know this? Yes we knew this. But did we know cell phones are being blamed for up to 25% of all U.S. car crashes? Yikes. This, according to a...
Posted In: cars, safety, Transportation

Another reason not to drive

Jul 21, 2008
As if gas prices weren't enough to discourage us from getting behind the wheel. The AP gives us reasons to watch out for who might be driving that...
Posted In: driving, safety

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