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School Backpack Tips

Published: Jul 26 2018 | Under: Healthy Tips Lifestyle Parenting Prevention Safety | Tags:

When it comes to buying a school backpack, it may seem as easy as just finding one that is big enough to fit your child’s books and supplies. But when it comes to carrying around a bag loaded with heavy textbooks, the size, design, and “fit” of a backpack are just as important. Follow these […]

Going on Vacation: Planning for Safety

Published: Jul 13 2018 | Under: General Health Health Administration Healthy Tips Lifestyle Prevention Safety | Tags:

This time of year, many of us plan on taking a vacation. Usually, this means travelling, whether it’s across the country, across the ocean, or across town. We’ll have activities planned, places to sightsee, and maybe even have restaurants picked out. However, in all this planning, do you have one for safety?

Fun in the Sun – What to Know About SPF

Published: Jun 19 2018 | Under: Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Prevention Safety | Tags:

Now that summer is finally here, many of us will be spending a lot more time outside. This, of course, means we’ll get much more sun on our skin. We’ve all been told how important it is to use sunscreen, and it’s no fun having sunburn, but it can be pretty confusing when you’re looking […]

Keeping You and Your Pets Healthy

Published: Jun 13 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Prevention Safety | Tags:

Everyone loves their cuddly companions and the joy they bring into their lives. There are many health benefits to owning a pet: they provide opportunities to get exercise and be social with other pet owners, and have even been proven to help those who suffer from anxiety and depression. However, pets can carry different germs […]

Prescriptions: Maintenance, Storage, and Disposal

Published: May 29 2018 | Under: Health Healthy Tips Medicine Prevention Safety | Tags:

At some point in our lives, we’ll end up on a prescribed medication. Whether it’s a serious health condition or simple allergies, if your doctor writes you a prescription, it’s because they believe you’ll be able to be healthier because of it. However, once you get home from your local pharmacy, it’s easy to make […]

Earbuds and Hearing Loss: Turn the Volume Down

Published: Apr 18 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Prevention Safety Technology | Tags:

Nowadays, people seem to wear their “earbuds” everywhere: at the grocery store, at work, even while driving (not a safe choice!). Children and teens may have earbuds even in more throughout the day, and there has been an increase in hearing loss in teens in the last 30 years according to the American Osteopathic Association. […]

The Facts About Drinking Alcohol while on Medication

Published: Apr 11 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Medicine Prevention Safety | Tags:

After a long day at work, you may not think twice about reaching for a glass of wine or bottle of beer when you get home. You just have one drink, eat a healthy dinner, and make sure to stay hydrated with a big glass of water. But let’s say you took a few ibuprofen […]

Deck the Halls Safely

Published: Dec 10 2017 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Parenting Safety | Tags:

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, many of us will be tossing out our pumpkins and replacing them with lights and garland. The holiday season brings colder weather, but it also means your neighbors’ houses will start looking much brighter. As with everything, though, there are a number of ways to get hurt putting […]

Winter is Coming: Prepare Your Car for the Cold

Published: Nov 8 2017 | Under: General Healthy Tips Lifestyle Safety Technology | Tags:

While cooler temperatures mean Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner, it also means the roads will soon be getting more dangerous. With winter comes ice and snow, both of which raise a number of risks while driving. However, there are things you can do to winterize your vehicle. It’s an important part of […]

Falling Leaves

Published: Oct 20 2017 | Under: Fitness General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Prevention Safety | Tags:

With the weather cooling off, many of us are looking up at the trees, watching the changing colors of the leaves. They might be pretty now, but we all know that soon, the ground will be covered with them. When this happens, we’ll put on a coat or sweater, grab a rake, and start on […]

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