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Healthy Food Substitutions for Summer Picnics

Healthy Food Substitutions for Summer Picnics

Enjoy the culinary delights of the barbecue without paying with your health. Summertime conjures up images of fresh fruit, iced tea and other cool treats. Instead, we find ourselves pigging out on burgers and soda, then regretting it later. Avoid …

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Exercise Safety Tips for Swimming Routines

Exercise Safety Tips for Swimming Routines

Preventative care can improve your swimming experience. As dedicated swimmers know, their favorite sport is an efficient and enjoyable way to strengthen major muscle groups while keeping disease at bay. Keep several factors in mind to maximize your workout experience. …

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Why are Sparklers so Dangerous?

Why are Sparklers so Dangerous?

Playing with sparklers requires great care. Sparklers seem like the perfect "starter" firework for kids. The joy on children's faces as they write their names in the dark makes them a tempting treat. June 1 through July 4 is National …

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Five Tips for Travel Health and Safety

Five Tips for Travel Health and Safety

Keep travel an enriching experience by staying well. Summer is almost here, and a lot of us take advantage of the warm weather to visit family or explore new places. What could keep us from having a blast? Illness or …

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Three Water Safety Rules to Share with Children

Three Water Safety Rules to Share with Children

Help put a stop to swimming accidents by communicating rules to your kids. We love to watch our children splash and play, but swimming also comes with the risk of drowning. The following rules apply to pools, the beach or …

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What Should I Do if I am Bitten by a Snake?

What Should I Do if I am Bitten by a Snake?

Be prepared in case of a snake bite with these helpful guidelines. Snake bites are rare because, typically, snakes flee at the sight of humans. That said, it's important to know what to do in the event of an accident. …

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Grill Safety Checklist

Grill Safety Checklist

Grilling should mean juicy meals on warm summer days, not danger. Protect your family with these tips. Where there's fire, there's safety risk. A simple mistake during a moment of distraction can be life threatening. Be deliberate and think twice …

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Medication Safety Tips: Dosing, Labels and Directions

Medication Safety Tips: Dosing, Labels and Directions

Use these guidelines to navigate medications with confidence. Pharmaceutical products solve many health problems, but they require careful attention. Here are some top tips for making medications work for us. Organize. Keep a list of all current medications inside your …

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Top Tips for Choosing a PCP or Specialist

Top Tips for Choosing a PCP or Specialist

Find out how to select a doctor that best fits your needs. A primary care provider, or PCP, helps you maintain health and prevent illness and, when necessary, refers you to an expert on specific conditions – a specialist. PCPs …

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How Can I Get My Husband To See a Doctor?

How Can I Get My Husband To See a Doctor?

Help your spouse move forward with his health. Can't persuade your husband to schedule an appointment? You want the best for your husband to ensure that he’ll be at your side for as long as possible. Here are several tips …

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