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Follow These Tips to Avoid Unintentional Injuries from Toys

By | January 3rd, 2017|Prevention|

As parents we need to be vigilant to keep our kids safe with their new holiday toys. Always double check to make sure toys are age appropriate. Many toys have small, moving parts that can become a danger. Sometimes it’s not the toy itself but something hidden, like a battery, that can be a choking hazard. If [...]

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Energize Our Borders

By | October 9th, 2012|General|

I just got back from this year’s (30th annual) United States-Mexico Border Governor’s Conference in Albuquerque- called “Energize Our Borders”.  It was an opportunity to further strengthen the ties of friendship, security, and economic prosperity among the 10 states that comprise our United States-Mexico border region.  The Conference is made up of 7 worktables including Agriculture and [...]

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To helmet or not?

By | September 25th, 2012|General, Prevention|

Cooler temperatures have many people looking for new adventures, even in the high country.  Cycling is fun for the entire family, but it’s important to be as safe as possible.  Knowing the rules of the road is important, but so is personal protection – like helmets.  Injuries to the head are the most common among [...]

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Safety’s No Accident

By | April 6th, 2011|Prevention|

For some reason human nature drives us to fear unknown, strange, and seemingly unpredictable hazards more than the commonplace hazards that we face day to day, even though the everyday hazards are a far more important public health risk.  Accidents and injuries are a good example.  Accidents and injuries are hands-down the number 1 killer [...]

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