Recreation

Play smart this summer

Summer’s almost here and that means it’s time for summer rec leagues. But before you send your family out to face down any  cut shots  or  chin mus...

mother and daughter running across the street

Walk it out: Pedestrian Safety

According to the CDC, more than 460 pedestrians are struck by a car and require emergency room treatment every day in the U.S. On average, one...

Kids playing in a soccer game

Spring training should include safety checklist

Preparations are ramping up for administrators and presidents of recreational softball, baseball, soccer, and other summer sports leagues. Don’t...

Kids sledding down a hill in the woods

Safety tips for winter activities

A little cold and snow won’t keep many northerners inside. From hiking to snowshoeing, sledding, and snowmobiling, there are plenty of outdoor...

Three hunters sitting on the back of a truck

Safe hunting is no accident

The first hunter education course was offered at a 4-H camp in 1944. But states were slow to require any kind of hunter safety program until the...

Man and woman carving pumpkins

Now that's scary: 6 tips for safely carving pumpkins

Hand injuries ramp up during Halloween. Carving jack-o'-lanterns is a fun family tradition, but pumpkin carving accidents can cause serious cuts,...