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Summer can bring hot temperatures, and working or playing in the heat can be dangerous. As you head out this summer, remember to take precautionary measures to prevent heat-related injuries when you're far from climate-controlled environments.

  1. When temps rise, remember these heatstroke prevention tips

    Time outdoors is time well spent throughout the year, but it’s especially enjoyable during the summer. Hiking, fishing, boating and other warm-weather activities can renew your appreciation for nature. They also are good for physical and mental health. Sometimes when people are having fun outside in the summer, they don’t realize they’re becoming overheated. If…

  2. Boat Buyer’s Guide: How to Buy a Boat

    Determine What Type of Boat To Buy When it comes to determining the right size for your boat, there are a number of factors to consider: People: How many people will you regularly have on board? Will you host just your immediate family or will you bring extended family and friends? Towing: If you are trailering your boat,…

  3. Be Prepared: How to Properly Use a Fire Extinguisher

    In case your fire extinguisher has been sitting around collecting dust, here’s everything you need to know before brushing it off and fighting a fire in your home the right way.   Choose the right fire extinguisher The first thing you need to know is the different classifications of fire extinguishers, and the second that not…

  4. Natural Remedies for Everyday Illnesses

    Natural remedies for cough and sore throat Tea – teas with ingredients like licorice and slippery elm have throat-coating properties that help reduce irritation. Honey – its throat-coating properties can soothe sore throats and suppress coughs. Have some on a spoon or stir it into tea. Echinacea* – can reduce the duration of cold symptoms,…