“Nice Doggy!”

In the United States, we have 70 million dogs living in our households. But even “nice doggies,” if sufficiently provoked, can bite. Each year, 4.5 million people, many of them children, are bitten by dogs. Senior citizens are the second most common group to suffer…

Dangerous by Design

Are you more afraid of being killed in an earthquake, by floodwaters, during a hurricane or tornado, or while walking? Surprising statistics reflect that in the decade from 2003 through 2012, 47,025 people died while walking on the streets of America, and that’s 16 times…

Baby Safety Month

Almost everyone loves babies. There were 56,543 little bundles of joy delivered in South Carolina in 2013, presumably quite a few of them in September since nationally the months of August, September and October have the highest birth rates. Maybe that’s one reason the Juvenile…