Stories tagged: "safety"


FILE - This undated photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a blacklegged tick, which is also known as a deer tick. Ticks will be more active than usual early in spring 2023, and that means Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections could spread earlier and in greater numbers than in a typical year. Ticks can transmit multiple diseases that sicken humans, and deer ticks, which spread Lyme, are a day-to-day fact of life in the warm months in New England and the Midwest. (CDC via AP, File)
Tick Season Has Arrived in North Carolina: Follow These Simple Steps to Stay Safe

After a mild winter, there will likely be an uptick in ticks this year. Safeguarding yourself, and your pets, from ticks requires protecting yourself before, during, and after spending time outdoors.

Ten Years Later: The Heroes of Sandy Hook

Helpers, heroes, whatever you call them-- there were many inside Newton, Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School that terrifying day ten years ago. Some are no longer alive. Others are still anonymous. But all risked-- and sometimes gave-- their lives to save many more. These are their stories.