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Beware of Foodborne Illness

May 14, 2018. Kimberley Edgar

Whether it’s a picnic in a park, backyard barbecue or camping cookout, nothing spoils the ambiance of alfresco dining faster than food poisoning. Always practice safe cooking methods.

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Cars & Trucks

Approach Road Construction Zones With Caution

May 14, 2018. AAA Staff

Summer is a busy time for road construction, and AAA reminds motorists to use caution when approaching and driving through work zones. Plan Ahead Check for planned work-zone delays and traffic advisories and allow extra travel time. Visit state department of transportation websites for the latest road travel information and to help plan alternative routes….

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Health & Fitness

The Importance of Staying Hydrated During Exercise

May 14, 2018. Kimberley Edgar

There’s something about summer that sensitizes even Olaf, the snowman from “Frozen,” and sends him singing. But when the heat rolls in, it’s the beginning of our battle to balance exercise and play beneath the blazing sun. If we’re not careful, we could overheat as quickly as the engine of a car stuck in bumper-to-bumper…

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Home

Mind the Heat While You DIY

May 14, 2018. Kimberley Edgar

From simple spruce-ups around the house to major revamps, summer inspires DIY projects. Follow this advice to stay cool and safe while working outdoors.

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Cars & Trucks

R.I. Ban on Hand-Held Devices Now in Effect

May 14, 2018. AAA Staff

Drivers talking on hand-held phones in Rhode Island can be ticketed by police and fined up to a $100.

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Cars & Trucks

Distracted Drivers Make Everyone’s Commutes Slower

May 14, 2018. AAA Staff

The next time you’re a few minutes late for work, you could blame it on distracted drivers. After all, the excuse is backed by science. Distracted drivers can slow down commutes by as much as 10 percent, according to David Strayer, a cognitive neuroscientist at the University of Utah. His research for the AAA Foundation…

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AAA

Look Who We Met at AAA

May 14, 2018. AAA Staff

Paul Lee and Mimi Man, of Jericho, N.Y., recently visited the AAA Garden City branch to pick up an international driver’s permit before traveling to Japan. Lee said he likes visiting the branch because of the nice people who provide great service. A AAA member since 2011, Lee is also a big fan of exclusive…

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Health & Fitness

A Head-to-Toe Guide for Your Warm-Weather Well-Being

May 14, 2018. AAA Staff

You need to protect yourself from head to toe if you want to make the most of the year’s longest and warmest days. Here’s a quick primer.

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Health & Fitness

Protect Yourself From Heat Exhaustion

May 11, 2018. Cassandra Raposo

This summer, as the temperatures rise, be sure to pay attention to what your body is telling you.

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Food & Dining

Fresh Ideas for Preparing Your Garden-Grown Tomatoes

May 11, 2018. Cassandra Raposo

A summer garden staple like tomatoes can be used in so many ways other than just tossed in a salad. We reached out to AAA Diamond Rated restaurants for ideas.

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