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Tips for a Fumble-Free Super Bowl Party

Five smart plays and two tasty recipes to make.

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10 Places to Use Child Safety Locks

Yes, you should lock up cleaning supplies. But did you know your oven needs a lock, too?

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Fire Extinguishers and 9 Other Items in Your House That Expire

It’s not just milk that goes bad — so do batteries, medicine and other household items.

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Average U.S. Home Harbors About 100 Types of Insects, Other Critters

Survey of 50 North Carolina houses found diverse communities of flies, spiders, mites in nearly all rooms.

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Tiny Houses Are Alluring, But How Safe Are They?

7 precautions to take if you live in one.

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What Does "GREENGUARD Certified" Mean?

If you want cleaner air in your home, pay attention.

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How Safe Is Your Drinking Water?

You can’t tell by taste and color alone.

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Why the Abandoned House in Your Neighborhood May Be a Safety Risk

When a homeowner splits, a little attention from neighbors can keep everyone safer.

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Are Your Old Extension Cords a Fire Hazard?

Extension cords don’t last forever; here’s when to toss them.

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Hungry Goats: A “Green” Answer to Your Yard Troubles?

Put away the lawn mower — bring in these herds to get rid of weeds.

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Button Batteries Continue to Wreak Havoc in Kids

A toddler in Oklahoma has died after swallowing a battery.

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Parents: Kids and Small Magnets Don’t Mix

The magnets, if swallowed, can land your child in the ER — or worse.

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How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

In case of a fire, know what to do without hesitation.

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9 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Coffeemaker, Toaster and Other Kitchen Appliances

You could be toast if you commit one of these errors.

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Why to Create Emergency File (and What to Put in It)

If you met an untimely end tomorrow, would your loved ones be able to find the info they need?