Pepper spray is a common law enforcement and self-defense tool -- it's easy to carry and easy to use, and although it's extremely irritating and debilitating, it generally doesn't cause any problems in the long run. How does this spicy weapon work?
Asbestos has been used for thousands of years, dating as far back as the ancient Greeks. Its ability to withstand heat and erosion made it attractive to builders, and it was even used in some clothing because of its fire-resistant qualities. So why is it so dangerous?
Chronic conditions, which are persistent and hard to get rid, can limit what a person is able to do, and they include a wide array of diseases and disorders. So how do you keep a home safe for someone with a chronic condition?
They're supposed to make your home smell like a spring day. But there's nothing fresh about low-grade pollutants. Do air fresheners lighten the scent in the air, or do their cancer-causing chemicals bog down people?
Fires can strike anywhere at any time. Smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, and detailed escape routes are just a few of the key areas of knowledge for keeping your house fire-free. Follow these fire-safety tips.