Katherine Torres

Katherine has had several years of experience developing and executing multichannel marketing campaigns, but actually started her career path in journalism. Though she switched gears, she continues to be driven by the need to deliver information that can be helpful for individuals. As an owner of two rescue dogs, she is most interested in technology and products that allow her to keep a close eye on her pets when she’s away.

Posts by Katherine Torres

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8 Essentials for Your DIY First Aid Kit

Katherine Torres | Sep 29, 2020 | Family Safety, Personal Safety
Reviewed by health expert Sally Russell, MN, CMSRN, CNE Every year, unintentional injuries result in millions of medical visits.1 Thankfully, if you’re prepared, many common, mild injuries can be treated with a few medical essentials at home....
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Best Remote Control Electrical Outlets

Katherine Torres | Sep 24, 2020 | Smart Home

Find the best remote control electrical outlets for your home. We review the pricing and smart functionality of the most popular plugs and outlets.

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6 Best Medication Tracking Devices

Katherine Torres | Sep 4, 2020 | Senior Safety
Best OverallMedCenter 31-Day Pill Organizer with Reminder SystemRead ReviewVaried volume settingsOrganized color codeVaried volume settingsOrganized color codeView on AmazonRead Review Best bang for bucke-Pill 4 Alarm MedCenter TalkRead ReviewEasy-open designHelpful storage trayEasy-open designHelpful storage trayView...
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What Is an AMBER Alert and How Is It Used

Katherine Torres | Aug 27, 2020 | Family Safety

An AMBER Alert is an emergency broadcast made when a child is abducted. AMBER Alerts have saved hundreds of children’s lives. Learn more here.

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Dealing with a Car Break-In? Here’s What to Do

Katherine Torres | Aug 26, 2020 | Personal Safety
Few things will put a damper on your day like realizing you’ve been the victim of an auto break-in. Unfortunately, it’s far from a rare occurrence — thousands of people deal with auto break-ins every...
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How to Keep Your RV Safe From Theft

Katherine Torres | Aug 24, 2020 | Car Safety, Safety Tips

RVs can be easy targets for thieves. They can quickly drive away with the RV & all the valuables inside. Keep these tips in mind to keep your camper safe.

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What to Do If You Think You’re Being Followed

Katherine Torres | Aug 21, 2020 | Personal Safety
Celebrities aren’t the only people who deal with stalkers. Normal people get followed from time to time for all kinds of reasons. It could be by an ex who’s not ready to move on, a...
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How to Keep Important Documents Safe in Your Home

Katherine Torres | Aug 24, 2020 | Online Security, Safety Tips
Your home is full of valuable things, but one area that tends to get overlooked when it comes to home security is storing important documents. A Consumer Reports National Research Center report found that one...
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What to Do When Your Child Goes Missing

Katherine Torres | Aug 11, 2020 | Family Safety

We’ve prepared a resource guide on what to do when you’ve lost a child. Learn when to share what information with others while searching.

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Is Your Landlord Trespassing? Learn Your Rights as a Renter

Katherine Torres | Aug 10, 2020 | Home Safety, Personal Safety

Learn more about when landlords may enter a property in your state and when they’re violating renter’s rights.