Category: Safety

How to Stop Texting While Driving (And Why People Do It)

How to Stop Texting While Driving (And Why People Do It)

The new law against texting while driving (complete with fines of $99 to $200) takes effect on Friday, Sept 1. Read our helpful tips for how to put texting aside and arrive alive.

When Insects Sting: How to Avoid Allergic Reactions

When Insects Sting: How to Avoid Allergic Reactions

Texas has all five of the insects whose stings are known to cause allergic reactions: fire ants, honeybees, hornets, wasps and yellow jackets.

Do You Know What to Do in a Snakebite Emergency?

Do You Know What to Do in a Snakebite Emergency?

Did you know that you need a full-service emergency room for snakebites? That’s because poison can travel fast, begin to affect underlying tissue and cause permanent damage.