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Health Tip: Recognizing Heat Exhaustion

Health Tip: Recognizing Heat Exhaustion

(HealthDay News) — During very hot weather, the body’s ability to cool itself down is compromised, says the U.S. National Weather Service. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Few Deaths Tied to Dirty Air, But Threats Persist Health Tip: Which Foods to Wash Health Tip: Avoid Distracted Driving California Bill to Tighten Vaccine Exemptions Health Tip: […]

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Health Tip: Working in Extreme Heat

Health Tip: Working in Extreme Heat

(HealthDay News) — Outdoor workers are more likely to become dehydrated and have heat-related illnesses, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Few Deaths Tied to Dirty Air, But Threats Persist Health Tip: Which Foods to Wash Health Tip: Avoid Distracted Driving California Bill to Tighten Vaccine Exemptions […]

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How to Protect Your DNA for Big Health Benefits

How to Protect Your DNA for Big Health Benefits

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, July 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You might think that stress affects you only emotionally or that a lack of sleep simply leaves you feeling cranky. But these are among the many lifestyle factors that can lead to health problems because of changes that they […]

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Health Tip: Staying Safe on the Subway

Health Tip: Staying Safe on the Subway

(HealthDay News) — Riding on the subway alone, especially at off hours, can be a nerve-wracking experience. To help you stay out of harm’s way, Hunter College suggests: Keep purses and backpacks secure at all times. Do not display money or jewelry in public places. Never carry a wallet in your back pocket. Be suspicious […]

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Health Tip: Keep Your Kitchen Clean

Health Tip: Keep Your Kitchen Clean

(HealthDay News) — Keeping the kitchen clean can prevent sickness and improve the quality of health for you and your guests, says Wake Forest University. Many foodborne illnesses can be avoided with some extra care. Latest Prevention & Wellness News To help maintain cleanliness, the school suggests: Wash your hands with warm water and soap […]

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Blood Donations Needed: Red Cross

Blood Donations Needed: Red Cross

Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An emergency call for blood donations has been issued by the American Red Cross because there was a sharp drop in donations during the July Fourth holiday, but demand did not decline. During the week of July 4, more than 450 fewer blood […]

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Health Tip: Firework Safety

Health Tip: Firework Safety

(HealthDay News) — Though July 4th has passed, you may have some leftover fireworks. Unfortunately, nearly 300 people in the United States end up in the emergency room each day at the height of the season due to fireworks mishaps, says the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Latest Prevention & Wellness News The CPSC […]

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Health Tip: Kayak and Canoe Safety

Health Tip: Kayak and Canoe Safety

8 First Aid Kit Essentials for Scrapes, Cuts, Bug Bites, and More in Pictures See which first aid items to pack in your purse or car. WebMD shows you the basics to treat minor scrapes, cuts, and stings when you’re on the go. Read more: 8 First Aid Kit Essentials for Scrapes, Cuts, Bug Bites, […]

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Keep Unused Meds Out of the Hands of Addicts

Keep Unused Meds Out of the Hands of Addicts

Latest Prevention & Wellness News SUNDAY, July 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As America grapples with an opioid epidemic, it has become even more important to dispose of your leftover prescription medications properly, one pharmacist says. “Many people don’t realize that simply throwing away leftover medications or flushing them down the toilet is actually very […]