Food Preparation Safety Tips for the Holidays

As friends and family gather together during the holidays, you want to make sure that you keep out any unwelcome guests in the form of harmful food borne bacteria. The following tips will ensure food safety and a great time for everyone at your table.

Wash your hands and clean all prep surfaces and tools regularly during food preparation.


Keep the Holidays Holly and Jolly by Avoiding these Common Injuries

Created for a personal injury law firm, this retro infographic uses edgy humor to explore a serious topic. From the happy couple posing for a family photo as their home burns behind them, to the holiday shopper about to fall into a hole, the information is accessible and useful, yet still entertaining. 



Steps to File an Insurance Claim

When it comes to filing an insurance claim, knowledge is power.

“The best time to learn about the claims process is before you have a loss,” notes Jeanne M. Salvatore, the Insurance Information Institute’s (I.I.I.) chief communications officer. “Knowing what to do can make filing a claim less stressful if you have a loss.”

The I.I.I.


When Antibiotics Don’t Work


Antibiotic resistance is a growing public health concern worldwide. When a person is infected with an antibiotic-resistant bacterium, not only is treatment of that patient more difficult, but the antibiotic-resistant bacterium may spread to other people. 

When antibiotics don’t work, the result can be: 




Dealing with Dementia and Alzheimer’s During the Holidays

 The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy when families and friends gather to share each other’s company, revisit fond stories of holidays past and make new memories to last a lifetime. But what if a loved one is no longer able to remember the holidays or the family and friends he has spent them with?


Driving with a Newborn Checklist

Babies change everything. Their arrival means that new parents need to become educated – quickly – on cribs, strollers and most importantly, child-safety seats and all their rules. And as federal recommendations on car seats continue to evolve, parents have one more thing to stay on top of.


The family car safety experts at 


How to Balance Restraint and Indulgence During the Holidays

The holiday season is full of celebrations. From office parties to family events, everyone gathers to spread a little extra cheer. While people may be wary of what all of the holiday treats will mean for their health, avoiding all of the revelry could cause more harm than good.  Creating a balance between restraint and indulgence will help sustain physical,


Tips to Support Healthier Aging

As adults age, they often face different health challenges than those experienced during their youth; however, there are several key steps that can be taken to improve their chances of maintaining good health.

A key part of healthier aging is preventing serious illnesses. Regular medical check-ups and maintaining a healthy diet and active lifestyle can go a long way toward that goal.


Smartphone Users Increasingly Susceptible to Security Breaches

With banking apps, note taking features and other platforms available on smartphones, users are increasingly susceptible to security breaches by way of stored financial information. If you access a bank account through an app or keep a list of answers to security questions in your phone, take precautions to protect yourself from identity theft and financial ruin.


Travel Essentials for Holiday Trips

 According to a recent RadioShack survey, 78 percent of Americans who plan to take a holiday trip will road trip to their destination. Almost three in five (58 percent) holiday travelers believe it’s important to gear up with technology before their next holiday trip.

The great American road trip has been immortalized in pop culture through iconic scenes from movies like National Lampoon’s Vacation,