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Chill Drills

Chill Drills

Heidi J. Bauer, MSW, LCSW, a therapist specializing in working with service members and their families, presents an overview of her four simple drills to help reverse the symptoms of stress. These drills can help slow your heart rate, lower your blood pressure and reduce the level of stress hormones in your body. By doing these drills regularly, you can lower your baseline stress level and be better prepared to deal with stress in the future.

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Emergency Financial First-Aid Kit

This kit includes information to help families maintain financial stability in the event of an emergency. By filling out the forms provided, users identify key financial records, contact information of relevant people and location of important documents.

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Emergency Supply List

This ready.gov brochure instructs people to get an emergency supply kit and lists the items that should be included.

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Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Protect your Health and Safety

This guide offers proactive ways that people can be safe in extremely cold weather. It explains the effect of cold on the human body and describes how to prevent health issues such as frostbite and hypothermia. Checklists for preparing your home and car for extreme cold are included.

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Power Outage Checklist

This power outage checklist from the Red Cross, includes preparing for a power outage, what to do during the power outage and steps to take when the power comes back on. This checklist also provides details about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Winter Storms: The Deceptive Killers

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration explains the science behind winter weather conditions such as heavy snow, ice, flooding and extreme cold. The site also promotes preparedness for such conditions by describing what to do before a storm, providing steps for a family disaster plan, and instructing people how to cope if caught in a storm while outside, in a vehicle or indoors.

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