Wed, Dec 28, 2011 9:51 AM
Video: A Christmas morning fire in Connecticut that killed an advertising executive's parents and her 3 children was accidentally started by old fireplace embers that had been discarded near an entryway, officials say.
Tue, Dec 27, 2011 12:14 PM by Networx.com
Proper use of home heating equipment greatly cuts the risk of fire.
Protecting People, Products and Places
Thu, Dec 22, 2011 4:38 PM by Clint Williams
If you're fit, experienced and have really good health insurance, consider making a winter run down one of America's five scariest black diamond ski runs.
Wed, Dec 21, 2011 2:33 PM by Stephen Ursery
Some simple steps can decrease your chances of catching a cold or the flu while in the sky.
Tue, Dec 20, 2011 4:12 PM by Andrew M. Seaman, Reuters
The compound is a broken-down form of the harmful pesticide DDT and is found in many places around the world.
Tue, Dec 20, 2011 4:10 PM
There are a few structures in the world that can stand up to the strongest of winds and the most devastating of earthquakes.
Wed, Dec 14, 2011 3:48 PM
Don't be caught unaware by a severe winter storm. Learn how to be ready for a blizzard now.
Wed, Dec 14, 2011 3:30 PM by Stephen Ursery
Holiday decorations are beautiful, but they can become fire hazards. Follow these tips to protect your family and house.
Wed, Dec 14, 2011 11:55 AM by Ayesha Rascoe, Reuters
Panel recommends that the government consolidate safety oversight of offshore drilling into one agency and move toward a more goal-oriented approach.
Wed, Dec 14, 2011 11:01 AM by Mitch Lipka, Reuters
Bumbo, which is used to help babies sit up before they can on their own, has been an unquestioned success in sales, but its safety record is uncertain.
Wed, Dec 14, 2011 10:32 AM by Clint Williams
What to do when the lights and electricity go out for more than a few hours.
Tue, Dec 13, 2011 6:42 PM by John Crawley, Reuters
National Transportation Safety Board calls for a nationwide ban on texting and cellphone use while driving.
Mon, Dec 12, 2011 4:41 PM by Amy Norton, Reuters
So-called distracted driving has become a big public health issue in recent years, but the risk may be overestimated.
Mon, Dec 12, 2011 4:35 PM by Genevra Pittman, Reuters Health
Teens and their parents attended sessions focused on academic success, making and following household rules, resisting peer pressure and dealing with discrimination and racism.
Thu, Dec 08, 2011 2:27 PM by Reuters
This type of driving death totaled 3,092 in 2010, but the number is suspected to be higher because drivers are often unwilling to admit they are distracted.