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This Normal Brain Function Contributes to More Than Half of Distracted Driving Accidents

Distracted driving, drowsy driving and drunk driving are all bad driving behavior that we know to be dangerous. Resulting in thousands of accidents and fatalities, … Read More »

This Common Household Item Injures a Child Every 30 Minutes

The journal Pediatrics has produced a new study that shows a child is injured by a TV every 30 minutes. With some cases resulting in … Read More »

Swimming Pool Electrocution More Common than Most Think

When 11-year-old Lauren Cecil’s parents dropped her off for swim practice, it seemed like another day. However, this seemingly normal day took a drastic turn … Read More »

Online Legal Advice and How it Can Hurt You

When a question arises, most people go the same place to find an answer: the internet. A few clicks on your computer or pushing a … Read More »

Which 10 Things Should Be in Every Wichita Car

It doesn’t matter if you’re going on a road trip across the country or driving to Grandma’s house for the weekend, you should always prepare … Read More »

Seven Simple Steps to Avoid a Wichita Auto Accident

Each year, an estimated two million Americans sustain serious injuries from an auto accident and an additional 40,000 are killed. The best way drivers can … Read More »

Leading Cause of Injury to Children Completely Preventable

With choking being the leading cause of injury to children and also a leading cause of death in children under four, some may think an … Read More »

How Do You Know if Someone is Drowning

With it being the season to hit the pool or spend the weekend at the lake, drowning occurrences are at their peak. There are many … Read More »

Best Methods to Protect Your Home from Vandalism

It’s common in bigger cities like Wichita, Salina, Hutchinson and Topeka to hear about a burglary. A lot of people have the mindset of “it … Read More »

How Kansans Can Prevent Burn Injuries While Using the Grill


With the increased use of grills during the Kansas summer, Wichita hospitals see an increased number of burn injuries. Not only do grills … Read More »

How to Avoid Problems on the Highway from Heavy Storms


With all the severe storms Kansas is experiencing, people of Wichita, Derby, Andover and Goddard are sometimes forced to brave the heavy rain … Read More »

Staying Safe While Cooling Off: Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Pools around Wichita are either already open or will be soon. Whether it be a private family pool or the local pool at the YMCA … Read More »

Keeping Up with Summer Safety

Summertime means several months of camping, boating, family vacations, grilling out and other recreation. Opportunities to spend time with friends and family can quickly turn … Read More »

Many accidents could be prevented by simply being alert to the surroundings. Read how you can prevent backover in Kansas.

Nothing is more heart wrenching than a child’s life cut short. Sadly many of these deaths could be avoided by simply being alert to the … Read More »

Underage drinking rises dramatically over the holidays – learn how to keep your family safe.

Wichita police take underage drinking very seriously. The four people arrested recently can attest to that. Two adults were arrested for violating hosting laws and … Read More »

Many expecting mothers think a seat belt might harm their unborn baby, but the truth is it could save mother and baby.

1. If I’m pregnant, should I be wearing a seatbelt?

Yes. If involved in an accident, both you and your unborn child are best protected … Read More »

It’s important to use the correct car seat for your children to protect them from harm.

Parents do everything they can to protect their children. This may be holding hands when crossing the street or teaching them not to talk to … Read More »

Seat belts can make all the difference in the event of a wreck, learn how to wear yours properly.

Every 60 seconds an accident occurs. On busy roads such as Kellogg and Rock Road the bumper to bumper traffic makes it easy to see … Read More »

Driving aggressively is a serious problem on the highways of Kansas. Learn what you can do to reduce the dangers of aggressive driving.

Most citizens in the Wichita area are aware that distracted driving and driving under the influence are serious problems on the rise. What may don’t … Read More »

Don’t let Old Man Winter hassle you this winter. Learn how to stay safe while doing snow removal

On average, over 16,000 people are treated in U.S. hospitals each year from injuries accumulated during snow removal. Most of these injuries were sprains and … Read More »

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