Noble McIntyre on March 24, 2015
Hopefully, you’re one of the millions of Americans who immediately buckles his or her seat belt when you get in the car. Many of us do this without even thinking about it because it’s so routine and so ingrained into our normal behavior—as it should be. Now, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic […]
Noble McIntyre on February 17, 2015
It’s back. Measles was once considered to be a disease that was long gone… like polio or mumps, for example. But, whether or not there have been cases in your community yet, there’s a likelihood that there will be at some point. We don’t want anyone to be alarmed, but we do want you to […]
Jeremy Thurman on January 6, 2015
Have you heard of “vaping”? This term describes the act of using a “personal vaporizer”, commonly known as an e-cigarette (or electronic cigarette). This battery-powered vaporizer feels similar to tobacco smoking, but does not use tobacco. Rather, they use nicotine from tobacco plants. They don’t produce cigarette smoke; they produce an aerosol (like a vapor) […]
Noble McIntyre on December 30, 2014
If you’re here in Oklahoma, you’re waking up this week to news that we’re expecting a chilling cold snap. The forecast includes below freezing temperatures for the metro area through most of the week. Even towards the end of the week, the forecast is for temperatures that go barely above freezing. Along with the cold, […]
Noble McIntyre on December 16, 2014
You’re probably in the midst of holiday gift-buying frenzy, or maybe your gifts are neatly wrapped and ready to be given to excited recipients. If your gift-giving involves pint-sized loved ones, though, you might want to take a little extra caution as you fill the stockings, especially if you’re loading up on fun trinkets or […]
Noble McIntyre on November 25, 2014
If your family is one whose traditions include a spirited game of Thanksgiving touch football, you’re not alone. For families all across America, a game of football is… as American as Thanksgiving, itself. But, if you’re not careful, that fun holiday game could have some serious repercussions.
Jeremy Thurman on October 28, 2014
Kids, especially, love Halloween. It’s possible that yours have been planning their costumes since July (or sooner). And, while kids and adults alike love to get into the festivities, costumes, sweets and general Halloween merriment, it’s important to be aware of a few safety guidelines so that we can all remain safe and healthy.
Noble McIntyre on October 21, 2014
If you have very young children or babies, you’ve probably thought about baby-proofing your home – you make sure that there are no small objects around that could be choking hazards, you might gate your stairs to prevent children from falling, and you likely take plenty of other precautions to ensure your children’s safety. But, […]
Noble McIntyre on October 8, 2014
Once in a while, a little flashing light on a smoke detector in your home might catch your eye. But, when was the last time you actually checked your smoke detectors to make sure that they are still in good working order? Probably not for a while. As a rule of thumb, it’s a good […]
Noble McIntyre on September 16, 2014
We all rely on certain things to make our homes work smoothly and keep us safe. However, even the devices we rely on to keep us safe can have problems… and we have a few recalls of which you should be aware.