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Air Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Institute: "Gas Furnace Safety."
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Breathe Easier: Improving Indoor Air Quality in Your Kitchen."
Brady Center: "Risks of Having a Gun in the Home."
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: "Gun Violence: Facts and Statistics."
Consumer Reports: "TV Tip-Overs Still Pose Danger, Despite Lighter Flat Screens."
Energy.gov (U.S. Energy Department): "Portable Heaters."
National Fire Protection Association: "Home Fires That Began With Upholstered Furniture,"
"Clothes Dryer Safety," "Smoke alarms."
National Park Service: "Fire Prevention 52: Smoke Detectors and 9-Volt Battery Safety."
National Safety Council: "Ladder Safety One Rung at a Time," "Test Your Home to Determine Risk of Radon Gas Exposure," "Can You Recognize the Signs of an Overdose?" "Few Understand Risks of Prescription Painkiller Addiction," "Painkillers Driving Addiction, Overdose," "Fall-prevention Measures Can Keep Older Adults Independent."
Nemours Foundation: "Gun Safety."
SafeElectricity.org: "Space Heaters."
SafeKids.org: "Batteries," "Falls."
UpandAway.org: "Up And Away And Out Of Sight."
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: "Safety Barrier Guidelines for Residential Pools."
Violence Policy Center: "Firearm Justifiable Homicides and Non-Fatal Self-Defense Gun Use."
Burn Prevention Network: "9-Volt Battery Safety."
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