Outdoor Safety

Skin Cancer: A Scary Reality

It’s summer. The weather’s warm, the watermelon’s on the picnic table and the water in the swimming pool is just right. You want to be carefree, lighthearted, and let your guard down. But there’s one area in which having your guard up can potentially save your life: sun protection. Skin cancer is steadily on the…

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Spring Cleaning for Outdoor Fun

As winter’s lingering shadow lessens, and the sun shines brighter and warmer every day, it’s an ideal time to give your front and back yards a thorough spring cleaning in preparation for a long stretch of satisfying, beautiful, and safe outdoor fun. Here are some suggestions for outdoor spring cleaning: Rake it up! Put the…

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National Lawn and Garden Month

It’s fitting that the month during which we celebrate Earth Day is also National Lawn & Garden Month. Spring in Maryland is finally in full force, and this is the ideal time to nurture and beautify your own small patch of earth – your yard or garden. Here are some earth-friendly ways to turn your…

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Fun Overload: When Good Times Get Out of Hand

March is a much anticipated month in Maryland, when many of us start shedding our winter layers in excited preparation for the coming spring. In addition to extra clothes, however, some folks also shed their common sense. There is such thing as having too much fun, and a few times illustrate that better than the…

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New Year, New Resolutions, New Insurance Rates

Resolving to make improvements to your health and habits in 2016 can do more than just improve your longevity, your quality of life, your appearance, and your attitude; it can also work to put more money in your pocket! How? Well, in addition to all the cash you’ll save by foregoing the daily double mocha…

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Backyard Summer Play

School’s out for summer, and that means that many parents in Maryland are opening their backyards to their children’s friends and neighborhood buddies. It’s a parent’s prerogative to keep all children safe, even those who are not their own; but did you know that you could be held liable if a child gets injured on…

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Summer Mishaps

Summer in Maryland is coming and with it is the opportunity to experience all kinds of warm-weather mishaps. Here are some common summer dangers and how to avoid them. Top 10 Summertime Accidents: Car accidents: More teenagers are killed in motor-vehicle accidents between Memorial Day and Labor Day than at any other time of year.…

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