Solar Eclipse Safety Tips

The solar eclipse is only days away! Hundreds of thousands of people are traveling to Oregon to view the awe-inspiring event on Monday, and the state is bracing for severe traffic. If you’re traveling to the path of totality this weekend, be sure to check out these important safety tips from AAA Oregon: Expect heavy […]

Getting ready to view the eclipse on August 21, 2017. These images actually feature ISO certfied safety solar film and sunglasses.

Ultimate Summer Safety Guide

Make summer safety a priority. Summer should be a time of lighthearted amusement, and not unnecessary trips to the doctor! Learn these key summer safety tips to prevent injuries while enjoying all of your favorite seasonal activities. We walk you through the basics of safe grilling, swimming and fireworks.   Safe Grilling and BBQs Each […]

summer safety tips - man grilling hot dogs

A Guide to Asthma and Allergies

Nearly 26 million Americans have asthma, while an astounding 30% of adults and 40% of children have allergies. (Count yourself lucky if you somehow have neither!) This month, in the interest of offering information — and hopefully relief — we’re focusing on both asthma and allergies, and when to seek medical help for one or […]

asthma and allergies -- yellow flowers and pollen

How to Detect and Prevent Skin Cancer

May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, and a great time to learn about strategies to detect and prevent skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with 1 in 5 Americans developing it in their lifetime. Fortunately, when diagnosed and treated early, skin cancer can almost […]

Help End Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), “in 2015 alone, 3,477 people were killed, and 391,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers.” This April, let’s educate ourselves on the hazards of distracted driving and learn how to make the roads safer for everyone. Driving […]

Do I Have the Flu or a Cold?

Distinguishing between the flu and a cold is no easy task, especially when you are in the early stages of respiratory illness. While the two ailments often display similar symptoms, they are caused by distinct viruses. Usually, the flu brings with it more severe effects, including acute fever, achiness, exhaustion, and a dry cough. Colds, […]