Sexually Transmitted Diseases by State

Table of Contents STD statistics 2020: States with the highest rates Sexually transmitted disease infection rates continue to rise in the United States, with combined cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis hitting a new all-time high in 2018.  Additionally, each of the three most commonly reported STDs witnessed an increase in cases between 2017 and […]

Best Home Security Systems in 2022 – Our Top Ten

Table of Contents When looking for the best home security system, we looked at many different features, including ease of use, ease of installation, do it yourself vs professional, technology required, consumer reviews, customer service and, price. Depending on your home and your budget, you will have different needs, but you should find a brand […]

Is Uber Safe? How Safe are Uber and Lyft for Women?

Uber and Lyft safety: Our survey of how safe is Lyft and Uber, with an emphasis on women’s responses Nearly a quarter of women have turned in Uber drivers for uncomfortable behavior As children, it was drilled into our heads to never get into a car with a stranger. Now, it’s something we do with […]

Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer means we can all get excited about relaxing in the sun and engaging in some of our favorite outdoor activities. However, with the extra sunlight, high temperatures and humidity come added health concerns — especially for at-risk groups like seniors. The statistics bear this out: A CDC study found that adults aged 65 and […]

Summer Home Safety Tips

You’ve made it to summer. Now it’s time to kick back, enjoy the warm weather at BBQ’s and pool parties, and take that much needed vacation. Yet it’s important to remember that crime rates rise during the summer, as do traumatic injuries, so you should follow these tips to keep home safe and your family […]

Summer Driving Safety Tips

Free from ice patches and frigid temperatures, you might think that driving in the summer is a breeze compared to during the winter. On the contrary, the summer months of June, July, and August see 29% road deaths than winter months, making it the most dangerous driving season. The hazards of summer driving are less […]

Home Swimming Pool Safety

Smart pool owners understand that safety comes before everything. Having a backyard swimming pool makes your home the perfect place for family and friends to let loose on balmy summer afternoons, but brings its own set of safety risks and challenges requiring constant attention. Parents must be particularly observant, as drowning is the primary cause […]

Top 100 Most Dangerous Cities in America

Just over a year after the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida where a gunman claimed the lives of 17 students and teachers, gun violence and the prevalence of violent crime in the United States remain hot button issues in American society. Undoubtedly, the US has remarkably high rates of violent crime compared […]

Top 100 Safest Cities in America

Unlike many uniformly safe countries in Western Europe and East Asia, how safe you are in the United States varies depending on where you are in the country. Crime rates fluctuate considerably from city to city, and even between neighborhoods within a city. That’s why it’s so crucial to know which communities are safe, and […]

Quick and Simple DIY Fixes to Common Household Security Issues

From burglars to fires to stampeding buffaloes, you never know what kind of situations you’ll have to deal with in your home. That’s why it’s so important to prepare in advance, since doing so can save a lot of money and headaches in the long run. While many are under the impression that there isn’t […]