Dogs, Chocolate & Candy: Sweet Safety #Infographic #Dogs

Any holiday can be a lot of fun, but it is always important to consider safety from every angle – and for every member of your family, including the furry ones! Halloween, in particular, is a time of year that calls for lots and lots of sugary treats, which unfortunately can be very dangerous for your pets. As you prepare for the holiday and enjoy the spoils of this trick-or-treat season, be sure to take the proper precautions to prevent any health or life-threatening emergencies. This educational infographic outlines some of the most dangerous items for your pet to ingest, annual statistics, and a number of tips on what to do if your dog does consume candy or treats. For any time of year, not just Halloween, it is always a good idea to keep a copy of your veterinarian’s and local emergency clinic’s phone numbers and hours in an easy-to-access location in your home.

An infographic by Orvis.

10 Places Mould Can Hide In Your Home #Infographic #Mould

Mould inside your home is never safe for anyone in your family. There are a lot of health problems that are caused by moulds exposure. Besides, this hazard can easily damage the interiors and furniture. Moulds are simply a problem that every homeowner should address.

And as the first step to solving this problem, you must know where to target the moulds. You might think that it only spreads in isolated places, but you are mistaken–moulds can virtually grow everywhere. From the wooden floor, to carpets and ceiling, moulds can survive and thrive. The good news is, there are signs that you can check whether any parts of your house is mould infested.

To help you target the moulds hotspots, AWARE pinpoints the top places where this fungus easily and commonly survive and spread. And for you to manage this problem, AWARE provides quick tips that are easy to do in this infographic.

An infographic by AWARE.

10-minute guide to Knee Replacement #Infographic #Arthritis

When a person has end-stage arthritis of the knee, a condition where bones begin to rub on each other, mobility can become extremely painful. In such cases, knee replacement surgery remains the only option that can bring back the quality of life and a pain-free existence. Knee replacement procedure has evolved significantly over several decades and has now become a relatively risk-free surgical procedure. New techniques and implants are enabling a near-perfect knee motion vis-à-vis the natural knee movement. Different types of implants exist that give a much greater range of motion and stability to the knee. Advances in materials used for implants promise a longer shelf-life of the artificial knee, thus avoiding the need for a revision surgery. With ever increasing disease and disability burden due to orthopedic ailments such as arthritis, knee replacement procedure can be the savior. Here’s an infographic that shows how Knee Replacement has evolved over the years, major techniques used and other useful information about the procedure.

An infographic by Healthclues.

The Hidden Dangers of the Backyard #Infographic #Backyard

Backyards can be a perfect place to entertain family, friends, and guests, but there are some hidden dangers in the backyard that you may not know. Discover the facts and learn what it takes to create a safe yard environment for your friends and family.

One of the most common backyard injuries comes from trampolines. It goes without saying that if you have a trampoline, you are exposing your family to a large risk of injury. Minimize that chance by providing safety netting and keeping your trampoline away from fences and objects that could aid in injury if someone were to fall off the edge such as concrete and rocks.

Did you know between 1996 and 2012, about 184 infants and young children died from exposed window wells? Exposed window wells injure nearly 2000 + people a year. Open window wells without proper window well covers to protect from falls can even lead to liability issues if you rent out your home. View the infographic below to learn more!

An infographic by Window Well Experts.

How to apply sunscreen #Infographic #Sunscreen

Did you know that most people don’t apply sunscreen properly?

From a young age, we’re told about the importance of sunscreen if we want to protect ourselves from burning our skin and from the aging effects of the sun, but we’re never really taught the formula we should stick to if we want to protect ourselves from harmful UVA and UVB rays all day long.

If you want to ensure that you get the most out of your sunscreen, our handy infographic below will tell you how to go about it. From how much you should be applying to how long it takes before you should re-apply and that not all sunscreens will protect you from the greatest proportion of the sun’s rays. There’s a lot of information on this subject to learn and retain, which is why we put together a simple and easy graphic you can save and share for a sunny day.

An infographic by Odylique.