Category: Safety

May 25, 2022

A Tick Bite Can Make You Allergic to Red Meat

Alpha-gal syndrome symptoms range from uncomfortable to life-threatening.

Food Allergies, Safety

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two women running together outside

March 18, 2022

5 Tips for Staying Safe While Being Active Outside

Keep your eyes and ears alert for potential hazards on your run, walk or bike ride.

Fitness, Safety

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Woman dressed in beige sweater regulating heating temperature with a modern wireless thermostat and smart phone at home.

February 15, 2022

Hidden Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

Learn how to keep you and your family safe.

Safety

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A young adult with crutches and his foot bandaged in plaster is descending the steps of a stairway outside the front door of his apartment. Barefoot toes are sticking out of bandage.

April 9, 2021

7 Common Injuries That Happen at Home

An ER doctor shares what injuries she’s seeing most during the pandemic and how to avoid them.

Coronavirus, Safety

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illustration of a collegiate-looking building

July 6, 2020

6 Tips to Prepare Your Child for College During a Pandemic

Here’s what the experts say about helping your child stay safe at college during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus, Safety

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photograph of a lit sparkler

June 29, 2020

How to Stay Safe When Using Fireworks

Learn fireworks safety tips from a UNC expert before celebrating.

News, Safety

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middle-aged man sitting at conference table, looking out office window

June 19, 2020

Living Through COVID-19: How to Decide What’s Safe

Here’s what the experts say about everyday activities during a pandemic.

Coronavirus, Safety

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woman wearing fitness clothes, mask and gloves, sanitizes a kettleball weight in a gym

June 19, 2020

Is It Safe to Go to the Gym Now?

Here’s what the experts say about working out at a gym during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus, Safety

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girl wearing face mask looks at camera

June 19, 2020

Is It Safe to Send Your Child to Day Camp?

Here’s what the experts say about allowing children to attend camp during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus, Safety

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Two children play in cul-de-sac; girl wearing face mask rides scooter while a boy without mask rides bike

June 19, 2020

Is It Safe to Have Play Dates Now?

Here’s what the experts say about allowing children to play with friends during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus, Safety

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two women walk on beach, wearing face masks, as one walks dog

June 19, 2020

Is It Safe to Go to the Beach During COVID-19?

Here’s what the experts say about hitting the beach during the pandemic.

Coronavirus, Safety

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