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We’re sports nuts here at Hardison & Cochran. If you’re a frequent reader of the blog, you knew that. Since we’re sports nuts, articles on youth sports always catch our eye. Gretchen Reynolds, who writes for the New York Times Health blog, had an interesting post yesterday on a new trend of knee injury which…

Mark Lindquist is a hero. He was even recognized by the House and Senate of the Missouri legislature as being “a true hero and inspiration to others.” Why is he a hero? Why is every lawmaker in the state giving him praise? Lindquist nearly gave his life in an effort…

It’s that time of year. Green giving way to yellow, orange and red on the trees. Cool fall wind in your hair. Those first few lines sound like the beginning to a good song, but we’re talking about something different today. We’re talking about driving safety during the fall. If you didn’t know this week…

The days are getting shorter and the air is getting colder. In addition to football being in full swing, many of the hunting seasons for the state of North Carolina have started or are about to start. Since this is the case, we figured we’d search around the Internet for some hunting safety…

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says that drivers who use handheld devices in their car while driving are four times as likely to be involved in a crash where they will be seriously injured. Here in North Carolina, we have a ban on texting while driving, but the use…

With the temperature starting to drop, we figured this would be a great time to go over some fireplace safety tips. While the temperatures didn’t drop too far this past weekend, it was a reminder that colder weather is only a few weeks away. According to the US Fire Administration,…