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10 Jobs That Increase Your Risk of Cancer

It’s graduation season. You’ve graduated, so what’s next? When deciding what career to undertake, you first need to know that some jobs can be hazardous to your health. For many jobs, like coal mining or firefighting, the risks are obvious. For others, although they may seem safe, they can expose you to hazardous materials. Making Read More

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The Dangers of Swimming Pool Chlorine

Swimming can be a fun and healthy activity, for children and adults alike, especially in the summer heat. Unfortunately, with that fun there are dangers lurking that most people don’t think about. Chlorine, like household chemicals has many risks, if not used and stored properly. Chlorine is used to keep swimming pools clean, and free Read More

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Consumers Continue to Complain about Fuel Economy in Honda Accord Hybrid

Many consumers who have purchased the 2018 or 2019 Honda Accord Hybrid are realizing that the gas mileage they are getting may be a good bit less than what Honda advertises. Honda advertises that the 2018 model gets 47 city/47 highway MPG, and the 2019 model gets 48city/48 highway MPG. Here are just a few Read More

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Effects of Secondhand Drinking

Misusing alcohol not only affects the person doing the drinking, but also everyone who crosses paths with that person. More than likely, you have never heard of the term Secondhand Drinking (SHD), “yet, secondhand drinking can forever alter people’s lives.”(BreakingtheCycles.com) What is Secondhand Drinking? Very similar to Secondhand Smoke, the term Secondhand Drinking “describes the Read More

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Fireworks Safety Tips

Although fireworks are legal in most places in South Carolina, they can be incredibly dangerous. Because fireworks cause a high risk for burns, eye injuries, and fires, the National Safety Council (NSC) and the National Fire Protection Association advise people to enjoy firework displays conducted by professionals, instead of setting them off in your own Read More

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More Complaints about Honda Accord Hybrid Fuel Economy

Recent reviews are showing that many new owners of 2018 and 2019 Honda Accord Hybrids are not getting the fuel economy they expected when they bought their Honda Accord Hybrids. Honda advertises that the 2018 model gets 47 city/47 highway MPG, and the 2019 model gets 48city/48 highway MPG. Some reviewers have even given five Read More

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Is Honda Falsely Advertising the MPG on the New Accord Hybrid?

Purchasers of the 2018 and 2019 Honda Accord Hybrids have been surprised to find out that their new Accord Hybrid are not getting the gas mileage that was advertised by Honda. Honda’s website advertises the 2018 model getting 47 city, and 47 highway miles per gallon (MPG), and advertises the 2019 model getting 48 city Read More

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Share the Road: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

How appropriate that May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, during which the Grand Strand features two major motorcycle rallies. This time of year, South Carolina Highway Department (SCDP) responds to more motorcycle wrecks than at any other time of year. The Grand Strand Medical Center trauma team is getting ready for “bike month”, making sure Read More

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Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep and Prevent Work Accidents

There are many occupational hazards that employees are exposed to daily. Surprisingly, one that is often overlooked is not a chemical or a machine – it’s sleep deprivation. Per the National Sleep Foundation, sleep deprivation “increases the likelihood of a workplace accident by 70%. The effects of fatigue have often been compared to the effects Read More

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Investigation on Additional 12.3 Million Vehicles for Airbag Malfunction

Malfunctioning Takata Airbags have been in the news since 2001, with the first recalls by Isuzu. According to NPR, this has been the largest ever recall on automobiles in United States history.(IbTimes) Defective Takata airbags are responsible for at least 15 deaths and 250 injuries in the US, to date. The first recalls were due Read More

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