Safety

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Seen At 11: Stay Safe While You Shop This Holiday Season

Shopping safety is not always the first thing on people’s minds when they head to the mall, but your holiday wish list could make you a target.

11/20/2014

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Five Travel Scams To Avoid

Here are five of the most common travel scams you need to be on the lookout for when traveling.

10/30/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?

10/22/2014

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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

10/22/2014

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Worries About Football Safety Mount After L.I. High School Player’s Death

There was new fallout Friday following the death of a 16-year-old high school football player on Long Island after a collision at a game.

10/03/2014

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Teens Distracted By Smartphones May Be Putting Themselves At Risk For Serious Injuries

We have all been told about the problems of distracted teenage drivers. Now, a new report finds that phones can also lead to accidents when teens are walking.

10/01/2014

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Public Advocate Letitia James Recommends Changes To Nail Salon Health And Safety Policy

New York City Public Advocate Letitia James says despite the thousands of nail salons across the five boroughs, there are only 27 inspectors in the entire state to keep track of salon cleanliness and safety.

09/15/2014

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Guide To Summer Safety

To make sure this summer is a great one for you and your family, here is our guide to preventing (and treating) some of the season’s health hazards.

CBS New York–08/04/2014

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Ex-Mayor Bloomberg Flies To Israel On El Al Despite Ban By U.S. Carriers

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg flew off to Tel Aviv on the Israeli airline El Al Tuesday, as he claimed flying to Israel remains safe even though U.S. and European carriers have halted flights there.

07/22/2014

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Tips On Buying The Safest Cars For Teens

83 percent of parents who purchased vehicles for their teens bought used cars, but as CBS 2’s Dick Brennan reported, not all used cars are equal.

07/16/2014

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How To DIY Safely

From simple home repairs to high-scale improvements, DIY projects can provide an enjoyable experience and rewarding results.

07/16/2014

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Staying Safe In The Summer Heat

We all like to have fun and be active outside, but sometimes we can get caught up in our softball game or work out without putting safety first. Here are some tips from the Office of Emergency Management to help you keep cool – and safe – when the temperatures heat up.

07/08/2014

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Tri-State Area Residents To Flock To Beaches, Waterways For Fourth Of July Fun

Beachgoers are disappointed with the severe weather forecast for the Fourth of July, but many say two good days out of three isn’t so bad.

07/03/2014

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Pyrotechnic Pageantry Comes With Safety Issues For People And Pets

Fireworks come with their fair share of safety hazards, and not just for people.

07/02/2014

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Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?

Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don’t expect to buy your own just yet.

06/23/2014

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