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Water Safety Rules Every Parent Should Know

On hot summer days, many of us head to local swimming spots to cool off and have fun with our families. However, a trip to the pool can quickly turn tragic if the proper precautions aren’t taken. According to the CDC, “drownings are a leading cause of injury death for young children ages 1 to  Read more »

By | 2017-07-10T20:12:02+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Health News & Tips|0 Comments

The Dos and Don’ts of Fireworks Safety

The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to let the pros do it. But if you can’t imagine July 4th without lighting a few fireworks at home, here are are the Dos and Don’ts of fireworks safety: DO: Point the fireworks away from people, places, and things. Keep water nearby in case anything happens, and  Read more »

By | 2017-06-27T15:29:40+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Health News & Tips|0 Comments

Ultimate Summer Safety Guide

Make summer safety a priority. Summer should be a time of lighthearted amusement, and not unnecessary trips to the doctor! Learn these key summer safety tips to prevent injuries while enjoying all of your favorite seasonal activities. We walk you through the basics of safe grilling, swimming and fireworks.   Safe Grilling and BBQs Each  Read more »

By | 2017-09-13T15:35:30+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Health News & Tips|0 Comments

How to Detect and Prevent Skin Cancer

May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, and a great time to learn about strategies to detect and prevent skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with 1 in 5 Americans developing it in their lifetime. Fortunately, when diagnosed and treated early, skin cancer can almost  Read more »

By | 2017-05-05T12:52:12+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Health News & Tips|0 Comments

Help End Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), “in 2015 alone, 3,477 people were killed, and 391,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers.” This April, let’s educate ourselves on the hazards of distracted driving and learn how to make the roads safer for everyone. Driving  Read more »

By | 2017-04-06T09:22:22+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Health News & Tips|0 Comments

Make Heart Health a Priority

February is American Heart Month, and the perfect time to make your heart health a priority. Did you know that heart disease accounts for a whopping 1 in 4 deaths in the United States? It’s currently the leading cause of death for both men and women. As a country, we must start taking heart health  Read more »

By | 2017-09-13T16:53:11+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Health News & Tips|0 Comments

Donate Blood this January

Our new year’s resolutions often look inward and focus on personal improvement. Lose weight. Exercise more. Get organized. But what if this year, we looked outward instead? How can we, as individuals, positively impact our communities in 2017? One simple way is to donate blood. Every January, the American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor  Read more »

By | 2017-01-11T11:10:47+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Health News & Tips|0 Comments

Drive Safely this Holiday Season

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. During the holiday season, incidents of drunk and drugged driving occur more frequently and pose a threat to everyone on the road. To keep our streets safe this December, let’s educate ourselves on impaired driving prevention and hold ourselves -- and those around us -- accountable. Below, we’ve  Read more »

By | 2017-09-13T16:54:43+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Health News & Tips|0 Comments

How to Prevent Diabetes

Today, 1 in 11 Americans has diabetes, and an estimated 86 million more are at risk of developing it. The disease can cause serious health complications and is currently the 7th leading cause of death in the United States. In an effort to raise awareness and understanding of this all-too-common disease, the American Diabetes Association  Read more »

By | 2016-11-01T20:03:55+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Health News & Tips|0 Comments