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The score is based on 15 measures of publicly available hospital safety data, combined with 12 additional self-reported survey answers, to produce a single patient safety score.
Swimming is a great way to enjoy the summer and cool off. Unfortunately, especially with small children, it’s an activity that can pose some danger.
With COVID-19 resulting in the cancelation of many public Fourth of July celebrations, more families may be inclined to use fireworks at home. Mayo Clinic Health Syste...
Boating can create lifelong memories. Regardless of the type of boat you’re on, remember these basic safety rules for a day on the water.
Independence Day has been celebrated with firework displays since the 1770s. Find out why you need to use extreme caution while using fireworks, and get safety tips.
Spring is a wonderful time to get outside and be active. Here's some tips to ensure your family is safe while enjoying the outdoors.
Activities outdoors in winter can be enjoyable and exhilarating, but also include some risk. Before you go out, here are some things to consider to ensure your venture is fun and safe.
“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” is a classic holiday movie, but Clark Griswold’s decorating tactics throw safety out the window. Skip a trip to the Emergency Department this holiday season with these safety tips.
You might want to forget about the COVID-19 pandemic and embrace hunting traditions in the same way you always have, but it's crucial to consider a different approach. These tips can help lower your risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19 during hunting season.
The weather forecast is calling for hot and humid days ahead. Follow these steps to keep cool and prevent heatstroke.
Super glue has a track record of fixing broken things. But what happens when that broken thing is you? Could you use super glue on yourself?
When thinking about staying healthy, your home may seem like the safest place. A big part of being healthy means preventing accidents and injuries in your own home. Consider these safety tips.
With many people under orders to remain at home, there are concerns about increased risk for domestic violence. Having a plan is important. Consider these tips to stay safe.
Winter is beautiful, but the cold, ice and snow can be treacherous. Here is some advice to keep you healthy and safe for the rest of the winter season.
For many, fall means hunting season, which can pose dangers and send hunters to the hospital or worse. Hunters should ensure they're educated about their surroundings and remember these 11 tips.