Steve Evans

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Signs It May Be Time to Put Your Dog or Cat to Sleep

Try seeing the world through your dying pet’s eyes, vets say.

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How to Survive a Landslide

Watch for signs of trouble, like tilting trees and doors and windows that won’t close.

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Yes, You Can Get Hurt Cross-Country Skiing

Here, tips on how to stay upright and in one piece.

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How to Survive a Windstorm

Take these steps to protect yourself and your property.

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Hoverboard Concerns Heat Up

What to know before you buy, charge or ride one.

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VOC Definition: What Are These Mysterious Chemicals?

Your furniture, carpet and even your paint emit them.

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What Kind of Fire Extinguisher Do You Need, and Where?

Using the wrong type against a blaze can actually make a fire worse.

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Is Your Mobile Wallet Secure?

Paying by smartphone is the next big thing, but make sure your money and your data stay safe.

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Tips for a Waste-Free Thanksgiving

Enjoy a bountiful feast without harming the planet.

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When to Toss Your Plastic Containers

Got plastic? Know when these containers are no longer safe to use.

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Before You Buy a Gift Card, Read This

5 ways to make sure a well-meaning gesture doesn't become a worthless one.

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8 Things Consumers Should Know about the New EMV Credit Cards

These “chip” cards protect you against credit card “skimming,” but you still need to be careful.

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How to Survive a Blizzard If You’re Caught Outside

Immediately building a snow shelter and fire can save your life.

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How to Recognize When Your Veteran Needs Help

Returning soldiers often struggle with depression, addiction and PTSD. Here's what to do.

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Tips for Safe Whale Watching: Don’t Be Caught Off Guard

These excursions have a good reputation for safety, but do your research.