BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY
School is back in session. As you stock up on pencils, take first-day pictures, and adjust to new bus schedules, take a few, quick steps that can keep your child safer during an emergency.
SYMPTOMS OF CORONAVIRUS
WATCH FOR SYMPTOMS
People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.
SKIN CANCER AWARENESS
Summer is full of outdoor activities. You probably put sunscreen on yourself and your kids when you go to the pool or the beach. But do you know you should protect your skin with more than just sunscreen anytime you’re outside?
NATIONAL STROKE AWARENESS MONTH
May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States (1). National Stroke Awareness Month aims to save lives by increasing awareness and educating the public about cardiovascular health.
KEY FACTS ABOUT INFLUENZA (FLU)
Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year.
GARDENING HEALTH & SAFETY TIPS
Gardening can be a great way to enjoy the outdoors, get physical activity, beautify the community, and grow nutritious fruits and vegetables. If you are a beginner or expert gardener, health and safety should always be a priority.
Knowing the Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack
A person’s chances of surviving a heart attack increase if he/she gets emergency treatment as soon as possible. Take a few minutes to learn the signs and symptoms of a heart attack
Keep Active This Holiday Season
Although being physically active can help you avoid some holiday weight gain, what should you do if it is too cold or icy outside? Why not beat holiday shoppers to your nearest mall for a morning walk?
Top Tips for Holiday Travel
It’s that time of year again! The holiday season is here and you may be preparing for holiday travel. Whether by land or air, we’ve got ways to help you stay healthy while on the go. Here are our Top Tips for Healthy Holiday Travel!
Exercising With Pain
Pain. It’s your body’s way of warning you that something might be wrong. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you should avoid exercise. In fact, depending on the type of pain you have, exercise could actually help.
Living with Diabetes
Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar (glucose) levels in your body are too high. Diabetes can cause serious health problems, including heart attack or stroke, blindness, problems during pregnancy, and kidney failure.
Regular physical activity (exercise) can help lower your risk for many diseases that affect women, including heart disease and stroke. Exercise can also help relieve symptoms of some conditions, such as depression, type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure.
Stress and Your Health
Stress is a reaction to a change or a challenge. In the short term, stress can be helpful. It makes you more alert and gives you energy to get things done. But long-term stress can lead to serious health problems.
Making Healthier Eating Choices
Confused about how to make healthier eating choices? Should you buy organic? What healthy substitutions can you make when cooking? Below are some dos and don’ts when shopping, cooking, and ordering food.