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HensonFuerst Independence Day Safety Tip #2

We say this every holiday season, but we feel compelled to say it again… Holiday Safety Tip #2:  Whether on land or on water, don’t drink and drive. Earlier this week, we posted a blog about Operation Dry Water, a campaign to prevent BUI–“Boating Under the Influence.”  And we also wrote about Operation Firecracker, part …

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HensonFuerst Independence Day Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tip #1: Beware of Sparklers The countdown to the Fourth of July holiday weekend has begun! To ensure that everyone has stays safe and healthy, HensonFuerst Attorneys is offering a few suggestions. Do you know that one-third of fireworks-related injuries to children under age 5 are caused by SPARKLERS?!?  It’s true.  Those seemingly …

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Common Weed Killer Causes Birth Defects

Weeds are every gardener’s nemesis.  And one of the most common herbicides used in the United States and Europe is Roundup®, made by Monsanto. Now, an article on the Huffington Post reports that Roundup® causes birth defects…and that industry regulators have know about it for years, but have not made that information public. The source …

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Summer Is the Season to Observe Fireworks Safety

Officially, June and July are “Fireworks Safety Months.”  Shouldn’t we also tack on the last weekend of May?  After all, the Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer…and warm nights capped off with a finale of fireworks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 7,000 people each year are …

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Tips to Prevent an Accidental Medication Overdose

Got a headache…stomachache…cough…allergies?  Chances are you have some common drugs in your medicine cabinet. We read the labels, take a pill or a teaspoon of liquid, and move on with our lives. Most of us don’t think twice about the risks of over-the-counter medications. Unfortunately, accidental overdose–in adults and small children–is more common than most people …

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