Category Archives: Teen Safety

Fireworks Safety

Fireworks can be pretty and fun, but getting hurt isn’t. Every year thousands of people are taken to the hospital emergency rooms in the United States because of injuries from fireworks. The most common injuries involve hands, fingers, eyes, the head, and face. According to…

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Chillin’ Out at the Beach, Part 2

This Kind of Jelly Should Stay Far Away From My Sandwich After taking a pleasant nap and playing a little beach soccer, it’s time to go down to the water. Perhaps you want to take a stroll as the wonderfully smooth waves break over your…

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Chillin’ Out at the Beach, Part 1

With summer’s sweet arrival comes a new, vast array of entertainment options. When all your schoolwork comes to a glorious halt, one ultimate relaxation destination will trump all the others: the beach. Beautifully sunny, sandy, and soothing, there’s no better summer spot whether you have…

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College Safety

I’m sure that most of the high school graduates of 2010 who are planning on attending college in the fall are eager to get there. That’s how I felt last summer. I was excited to graduate from high school and even more excited to go…

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Prom Night Safety Tips

The days leading up to the prom are usually filled with anticipation and excitement. There’s the shopping for the perfect dress, shoes, and accessories, and getting hair and nails done. There are also other important details, such as figuring out how to get to and from the…

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Cyber Bullying & Form Spring

Cyber bullying has received a lot of media attention lately. In fact, some girls have become so distraught over online taunting and teasing that they’ve committed suicide. In most of these cases the girls didn’t provoke the bullying. They were bullied by others who knew…

Car Safety

Passenger Responsibility

While waiting for my car to be fixed the other day, I picked up a travel magazine and read an article about passenger responsibility. It struck me that the only public campaigns to reduce car accidents that I was aware of have been focused on…